Beginners Rugby: What You Need To Knowby James Mazzola
Rugby fans have their own language when they talk about the
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Rugby is often called "the game for animals played by gentlemen." The game has evolved into two main forms, Rugby Union and Rugby League, with their own distinct ways to play. Rugby Union is commonly played in Europe especially England, while Rugby League is popular in Australia and New Zealand.
Rugby fans have their own language when they talk about the game. To keep up, it is useful to know what terms like Binding, Dummy, Lineout and Scrummaging are!
Rugby is a free-flowing game that features a combination of strength, speed and strategy to move a ball into an opponent’s territory. Rugby is a full-contact sport yet players wear little-or no protective gear. Rugby evolved from football (i.e. soccer) and is often called the ‘game played in heaven’.
The most unique aspect of rugby is the scrum, pictured below, which is used to restart play following minor infractions during the match.
Rugby is a great game that anyone can play with a little knowledge of the rules and basic requirements. Rugby might appear like a sport in which is chaotic and unorganized, but in reality rugby is carefully thought out and played with organized rules. If you have been planning to play rugby then you might want to read about the basic rules and regulations before you play. If you have ever wondered about how to play the game and the basic rules then here is a helpful book to help you out.
- James Mazzola
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