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What is rugby?

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! (MORE)
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Why is there rugby union and rugby league?

The Rugby Union came first. Then Northern Clubs favouring different rules split off from the Union creating their own Northern 'League'. Hence, Rugby League was born.   The (MORE)
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What is rugby about?

  a sport where you try and aim for the goal posts and score points to win and climb up the rugby league/union board and become first!
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Where is rugby from?

Rugby originated in a private school called Rugby School in a town called Rugby in England.
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What do you have to do in rugby?

Rugby is a demanding contact sport with diverse positions. There are many variations such as Union, 7s, 12s, League. However the most common variation is rugby union. Rugby un (MORE)
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In rugby what is the kickoff?

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.
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Is rugby league the same as rugby?

Rugby League split from Union in 1895. Although superficially  similar (the aims in both sports being to score a try or goal) the  play and most of the rules are completely (MORE)
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Why is rugby played in rugby?

Many believe that rugby was invented when in 1823 William Webb  Ellis, while a pupil at Rugby School, picked up a soccer ball and  ran with it. Although there is nothing to (MORE)