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Rugby

Australian Rules football

noun

a team sport similar to rugby

conversion

noun

in the game of football, extra points scored after making a touchdown

conversion kick

noun

in the game of football, an occasion when a ball is kicked over a high bar in order to score more points

convert

verb

to make a conversion in football

fifteen

noun

a team in the sport of rugby, consisting of 15 players

fly half

noun

a rugby player who plays in the middle of the field behind the scrum half

line-out

noun

in rugby , a throw of the ball into the air between lines of players from each team, to continue the game after the ball has gone off the field

lock

noun

in rugby, a player in the second row of the scrum

place kick

noun

a kick of the ball in rugby or football while the ball is on the ground or being held by a player

prop

noun

one of the forward players in rugby

ruck

noun

in a game of rugby, a group of players who are all trying to get the ball when it is on the ground

ruck

verb

to form a ruck in a game of rugby

rugby

noun

a game similar to football played by two teams of players. Goals are scored by kicking the ball over a high bar, and points called tries are scored by putting the ball behind the goal line.

Rugby League

noun

a form of rugby in which there are 13 players in a team

Rugby Union

noun

a form of rugby in which there are 15 players in a team. Until 1995 only amateur players were allowed to take part in competitions in this sport.

scrum

noun

an arrangement of players in a game of rugby when they all push together to try and get the ball

scrum down

to form a scrum in rugby

scrum half

noun

a rugby player who plays in the middle of the field and who throws the ball into the scrum

scrummage

noun

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tackle

verb

to take hold of an opponent in a game such as football and stop them from moving forward, usually by forcing them to the ground

tackle

noun

an attempt to stop an opponent from moving forward in a game such as football, usually by forcing them to the ground

test match

noun

in cricket and rugby, a game between two teams from different countries

touchdown

noun

in rugby, the act of touching the ball on the ground over the other team’s goal line. By making a touchdown, you score a try.

the Triple Crown

noun

a set of victories in three major U.S. horse races

try

noun

if a rugby player scores a try, they touch the ground behind the goal line with the ball and score points

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