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rugby US English

A team game played with an oval ball that may be kicked, carried, and passed from hand to hand. Points are scored by grounding the ball behind the opponents‘ goal line (thereby scoring a try) or by kicking it between the two posts and over the crossbar of the opponents’ goal

Rugby in rugby US English

A team game played with an oval ball that may be kicked, carried, and passed from hand to hand. Points are scored by grounding the ball behind the opponents‘ goal line (thereby scoring a try) or by kicking it between the two posts and over the crossbar of the opponents’ goal

mini rugby US English

A simplified version of rugby with only nine players in a team

rugby shirt US English

A top of a kind worn by rugby players, having a buttoned collar and typically long-sleeved with broad stripes

rugby union US 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

walla rugby US English

The sport of rugby modified to make it suitable for young children

rugby union New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(lower case; abbreviation RU)

rugby league US English

A form of rugby played in teams of thirteen, originally by a group of northern English clubs that separated from rugby union in 1895. Besides having somewhat different rules, the game differed from rugby union in always allowing professionalism

rugby tackle US English

(In rugby) an act of seizing and attempting to stop an opposing player in possession of the ball by bringing them to the ground

rugby league New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(lower case; abbreviation RL)

wheelchair rugby US English

A sport incorporating elements of rugby, hockey, basketball, and volleyball, played by competitors who have a physical disability that requires the use of a wheelchair

fives US English

A game, played especially in the UK, in which a ball is hit with a gloved hand or a bat against the walls of a court with three walls (Eton fives) or four walls (Rugby fives)

rugby football in rugby US English

A team game played with an oval ball that may be kicked, carried, and passed from hand to hand. Points are scored by grounding the ball behind the opponents‘ goal line (thereby scoring a try) or by kicking it between the two posts and over the crossbar of the opponents’ goal

Rugby fives in fives US English

A game, played especially in the UK, in which a ball is hit with a gloved hand or a bat against the walls of a court with three walls (Eton fives) or four walls (Rugby fives)