Definition of rugby union in English:
A form of rugby played in teams of fifteen. Unlike rugby league, the game was originally strictly amateur, being opened to professionalism only in 1995.
- We would not expect a football field to be used for rugby league, rugby union, basketball, cricket, soccer, tennis and lawn bowls.
- At present work in West Yorkshire focuses on rugby league, rugby union, girls' football and athletics.
- His parents said the Army was his life, along with his infectious enthusiasm for rugby union and Littleborough Rugby Union Club in particular.
Definition of rugby union in:
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