Rugby has now the higher injury rate per capitor due to the fact that more of the body is unguarded. When comparing many think only of the tackle area which does not provide accurate data. In rugby injuries are frequently seen from front row issues so neck, back and legs are effected. Hands and fingers are frequently damaged due to mauling the ball, skin damages is very high with 94% of players being caught with studs in rucks. Tackling in the American game does come from differing angles however with new rucking rules in place more players are seeing neck, spine and shoulder injuries when forwards enter through the back gate and will take out their own players to push the opposing tam off the ball. line outs have now started to see more leg, spinal and neck injuries than ever before due to complex calls and lifting being allowed - players are frequently being dropped through 6 feet plus when the supporting player looses grip. rush defenses have shown a 30% increase in shoulder damage due to head on hits made against the on coming players legs. In the same respect more knee dislocations have occurred due to the front head on tackle.
umm no. first off football has the highest injure rate. They are set up with layers of padding making the player feel safe and secure so players go all out and having U.S. football with the highest concussion rating. Also rugby actually teaches correct tackling technique to where you wont get hurt using the big meat in your body for contact with the ground when in American football it a lot on mindless pushing and hitting, ending up with there player having broken bones and head injuries. I will say both sports are very rough but rugby teaches technics in which we use our mind to avoid injurie. American football you basically just bubble wrap your team and hope for the best.
American Football is more violent than rugby because in American football you have 22 players crashing into each other while in rugby, except in a scrum, you only have people going after one player.
The wages are increasing in rugby compared to soccer and American football
Association football (Soccer), Five-a-side soccer, Gaelic football, Rugby League, Wheelchair rugby,Freestyle football, Rugby Union, American football, Canadian, Australian football, Subbuteo, Table football and quite a few more.
If by football you mean soccer, then football would be more liked. If by Football you mean American Football, then Football would still be more liked. It's all a matter of personal opinion. Some people may like football more (regardless if it is proper football (soccer) or American football (as in the NFL)), while others, still, may enjoy rugby more.
i believe that ice hockey is more violent but, football is up their
The answer is rugby / American football
They are both about the same
The game of rugby is most similar to the American game of football. In both games there is a ball, running with the ball, and kicking the ball. Rugby is played in more nations than is American style football. Rugby is, however, a sport played in most US colleges & universities.
No, chess is.Answer 2. On the field, yes it is. Amongst the spectators, no way.
ANSWER. Football is football where ever you are. There is only one football. American football is known as gridiron outside of north America, or American style rugby in China. American football is not played much outside the USA. It is unknown in most countries. Rugby is far more popular worldwide than gridiron.
Pro rata its rugby
Walter Camp transformed rugby football into American football. For more information about Walter Camp see the Answers.com link below.
Well an American foot ball is pointed at the ends whereas a rugby ball is alot more rounded. Also an American football has a seam and a rugby ball doesn't.a rugby ballAnswerA rugby ball is fatter and rounder than an American football, virtually egg-shaped. The ends are more rounded, to allow for a good bounce when players attempt drop goals. Most rugby balls are made of synthetic materials and have no laces. They're typically white and adorned with colorful designs and various logos. An American football is narrower than a rugby ball and is noticeably pointed at each end. The American ball used to be fatter and rounder, like a rugby ball, but it became slimmer over the years to facilitate the forward pass. The ball is typically made of leather and is stitched together with laces, which the passer uses for extra grip when he throws.
futball(soccer in ireland) rugby( football except way more violent) and cricket(a weird baseball moderation).
Football is the second most popular sport... before golf! Rugby is 3rd.
Obviously football! You don't see people on t.v playing rugby... ~Madi(:
Rugby players because they get more recognition
Just American Football or gridiron. It is also generally referred to as "gridiron" and "American football" in some countries where "football" is NOT soccer! For instance, it is called by such names in Australia, where most of the country plays Australian Football (or Aussie Rules) and two ot the states mainly engage the rugby codes: Australians refer to their more popular local football brands there as 'football' or 'footy', depending on reference. In New Zealand, where rugby is virtually 'King', the American game is also not referred to as 'football'. In Ireland, football means Gaelic football, not soccer football and not American football. [However, I cannot tell you how the American game is addressed!]
Football (Soccer) has the greatest following. However, Rugby is not becoming one of the emerging teams sports
You need to give more detail about what your para is about. If its about how good football is for your health then something like 'Football is not for the faint hearted'. If your informing about football then start with what it basically is. Another thing are you asking about American football (Rugby) or U.K football (soccer). MORE DETAILS!!
The football was round at first like an ball, but i don't know how it became the shape it is today! The ball used in American football was modeled after the rugby ball. Rugby originally used a round ball, but it gradually flattened out into an egg shape, which allowed for easier handling and carrying. The rugby ball was at this stage of development when American football came along. The modern rugby ball is still a little fatter than the modern football and more rounded at the ends to allow for good bounces on dropkicks. After the forward pass was legalized, the American ball gradually became skinnier and pointier at the ends. These design changes made the ball more aerodynamic and easier for the thrower to handle.
American football has nothing to do with soccer. American football is just a plain copy of Rugby only thing football uses protection and rugby doesn'tANSWER:Well, it's sort of like rugby with forward passes and much harder hits (hence the padding). The game was originally much more kicking-oriented and was something like full-contact soccer. In the 1870s, the rules were standardized, based on the English rugby code, but over the next 40 years it took on its own flavor. The line of scrimmage replaced the scrum, a down-and-distance system was developed, and eventually the forward pass was legalized. Those are all things unique to American football (although rugby league now uses something similar to a system of downs).It's not anything like soccer, but it's definitely a cousin of rugby.
No, but it is a prolate spheroid. Alternative answer: An American football is not well described by a prolate spheroid, though that shape can describe a rugby ball. An American football is more accurately described as a vesica piscis that has been rotated about it's long axis.