Rugby

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Rugby is a version of football with complex rules. Not for the weak of heart, rugby is played without pads or helmets. Ask questions about rugby rules, teams and records here.
No. The rugby competition is held every 4 years, but the years were2007, 2011,2015, and 2019. The winner of the 2007 Rugby World Cup final was South Africa, 15-6over England.
Wasps is an English professional rugby union team. The men'sfirst team, which forms Wasps, was derived from Wasps football clubwho were formed in 1867 at the now defunct Eton and MiddlesexTavern in North London, at the turn of professionalism in 1995.Wasps play at the rioch arena which is located in...
What is the difference between rugby and soccer?
no difference its just that the nrl is a different compitition played by Australian teams and one team from NEW ZEALAND
The history of rugby union follows from various football games played long before the 19thcentury, but it was not until the middle of that century that ruleswere formulated and codified. The code of football later known as rugby union can be traced tothree events: the first set of written...
It depends on how good they are. The highest salary at the momentis for Daly Cherry-Evans with a $10million a year deal. But someplayers on earn about $300 000 a year. the average would probablybe around $1.5million a year.
Queen Victoria born 1819 died in 1901 The First record of a Rugby football club was Black Heath who left the Football Association in 1863 and Cricket have records of international matches played since 1844 So Her Majesty was there to see it all happen
Lee was born in Swansea, 22nd December 1988. and despite looking very small when on field he's actually 5' 10 inches tall
He played 10 for New Zealand. He finished he career in England
Believe it or not, it does. The Webb Ellis Cup also has an ornatehead atop each of the handles. The 1906 design is based on a silvercup first fabricated in 1740, and includes the pineapple as asymbol of hospitality.
I believe that it remains Paul Thorburn - 1986, the penalty taken against Scotland in the Cardiff Arms Park (Original National Stadium) . The kick measured exactly 70 Yards and 8 and a half inches. There is an other similar one here http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_longest_drop_kick_ever_in...
It is Tom Hark by the Piranhas. Actually I think it was originally by Elias and his Zig Zag Jive flutes in 1958 see www. youtube.com /watch?v=zKz5kpqctV0
None, best finish was 3rd place.
Way back in 1996 I played for Norwich 1st XV in a Norfolk Cup fixture v Eccles & Attleborough RFC . The final score was 177-3 in our favour (as a winger I scored 7 tries that day (making me top try scorer), it was the most tries I ever scored in one match). I believe that officially it was the...
Charlie Bird is a tv reporter and journalist. He appears on the Irish news channel, RTE News. He is the Washington correspondant.
In the Currie Cup competition it is Western Province. In the Super 14 competition it is the Stormers. The Stormers team make up is centred on the Western Province side, but they also draw players from the Cavaliers.
I'm assuming you mean this as the question is a little light on detail Its amateur, semi profession and professional. If not please let us know exactly what you need to know
The first international rugby game was on 27 March 1871, Scotland vs England 1 Goal 1 Try for Scotland 1 Try for England
Its called "6 together". Created by The Howling Wolf Group, who consulted with Six Nations Rugby Limited over a two year period, their vision was to launching a powerful and enduring musical theme for the sport.
Players of all sizes play the game
You can see every match of the 2010 Six Nations tournament live and exclusive via Setanta-i in Asia, an online streaming service available by subscription. Chech out the website: www.setanta.com/asia
An unwritten law of watching rugby at a pub is to drink when a scrum is won against the feed (AKA a tighthead scrum win). Doesn't matter if its a team you follow or not.
Steve Borthwick is the current England rugby union captain, as of 2010 Six Nations.
103 are currently registered with World Rugby 2015
During 2007 World Cup and in 2008-Phil Vickery
Leeds Rhinos, their third win in a row
Top 10 most capped rugby union players: 1. Brian O'Driscoll - Ireland, 141 caps . 2. George Gregan - Australia, 139 . 3. RichieMcCaw - New Zealand, 135 . 4. Ronan O'Gara - Ireland 130, . 5. KevenMealamu - New Zealand, 122 . 6. Jason Leonard - England 119, . 7. VictorMatfield - South Africa...
from New Zealand 1982
Both codes have very physically fit players. It would be difficult to actually say which is fitter as league has less break downs and so is a running game, union has the rucking mauling and line-outs to contend with which also take power to achieve.
15 ounce i read it on some website today . im sorry i dount no how much kilos that is im gonna chek rite now i hope i helped you. and that was an old fashiond ball that i said was 15 ounces so u mite wana chek it up. btw im 12 ---- Under IRB rule 2 the ball is to weigh - 410 - 460 grams
You're thinking of Iestyn Harris, the rugby league convert who has also represented his country in rugby union.
The winner of the Champions League Challenge Cup, receives a cupand a cash prize. The prize for 2013 was 10.5 million Euros. Thatis equivalent to $13,610,205.00.
Rugby League is very popular in Australia, drawing huge attendances for games, however, world wide Rugy Union is generally the preffered sport.
Wales have won 1 six nation Grand slam - this includes a triple crown as well of course since Italy joined the tournament.
England was vetoris the 2003 Rugby World Cup.
The very highly rated Sergio Parisse.
There are sometimes numbers on rugby shirts. But this is not the number of the player who is wearing the shirt like in most other sports
Forwards more that half backs and backs find it essential to use some form of outer ear protection. This is because the high volumes of collisions that hit the out ear and the rubbing against fabric causes a condition nicknamed "Colly flower ear". This is the tissue in the ear becoming damaged...
The tallest player is Devin Tovin of Ireland who is 6'11 inchestall. Richie Gray, and Luke Chartris former rugby players are over6'8, and are some of the largest to ever have played.
If you are talking about Rugby Union, believe it or not it is a Japanese player, Daisuke Ohata, with 69 tries (data correct on the 11th of April of 2008, as the player is still active).
Its the 6 Nations. Starts Saturday 6th Feb 2010.
No not really. Anaerobic Skill is used by athletes in non-endurance sports to promote strength, speed and power and by body builders to build muscle mass.
We need to know what code and country to be able to make a reasonable response
None - The rules are enforced by the IRB - The International Rugby Board.
The Boston Celtics defeated the St. Louis Hawks in seven games, 4-3.
I dont know who the worlds fastest rugby is, but the worlds fastest rugby player has to be Brian Habana from South Africa. (Though, really, I think that to answer that more accurately, you're going to have to put them all in a flat race over [say] 25 metres ... and perhaps races over 50M and over...
The Chicago Bulls have won six NBA titles, which is third behind the Boston Celtics (17) and the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers (16).
The kick off is exactly that "kick off". Used to start the game in both halves, and to restart after a score has been made.
Rugby is a team sport kind of like American football and soccer, but there are no pads and you can only pass backwards. Union has 15 players and League has 13 players i think! Rugby you are split into Forward and Backs. Forwards do almost all the tackling and rucking where as the backs do a lot...
Wayne 'Buck' Shelford, who captained the side from 1987 to 1990.During these years, the All Blacks never lost a match. He was aged33 in 1990, born in New Zealand. Hope this helped! ;)
New Zealand (North Island)
Andy Robinson succeeded Clive Woodward as England's head coach.
Sadly yes there have been fatalities over the years. However, players working with the IRB and referee associations work tirelessly to reduce the risk, like sport accident do happen. Which is why there are some very specific guidelines regarding the contact areas.
This years rugby world cup (2007) was held in France, the previous world cup (2003) was held in Australia, the 1999 world cup was hosted by Wales, the 1995 world cup was held in South Africa and the 1991 rugby world cup was hosted by England.. (Additional Answer) The 1987 Rugby World Cup was joint...
There is no reports of them breaking up as of posting date.
Its a prolate spheroid
He was called up for the National Team in 2003, at age 21 (Born 5March, 1982).
1- Os du randt 2- Chris Russouw 3- Balie swart 4- Hannes Strydom 5- Kobus Wiese 6- Francois Pienaar 7- Ruben Kruger 8- Mark Andrews 9- Joost van der Westhuizen 10- Joel Stransky 11- Chester Williams 12-Hennie le Roux 13- Japie Mulder 14- James Small 15- Andre Joubert
The dead ball area on ANY rugby pitch must not exceed 22 meters - measured from the goal line. This is a requirment of NRL and IRB.
2008. England 19 - Wales 26 2009. Wales 23 - England 15 2010. England 30 - Wales 17 2011. Wales 19 - England 26 2012. England 12 - Wales 19
Incorrect binding especially in the front row, collapsed scrums -biggest area causing pain and injury. Carrying a back injury anddamage prior to of during the game,
The smallest player can only be ascertained form those registered at IRB level. The smallest professional player appears to be Shane Williams at 5feet 7in
Depends on the boy. Check regular sized rugby ball for adults and if he is very muscular, then give him that!
There isn't a 2014 rugby world cup. the last one was 2015 and thenthe next one is 2019. It happens every four years, just like FIFA.
The rules were written formally in 1845 with the now known Rugby Football Union (RFU) being created in 1871.