Not to be confused with Rugby league. ... Highest governing body World Rugby Nicknames.
The "Laws of Football" by the Rugby Football Union, as they were published on newspaper in 1871.
A rugby union match from the 2011 World Cup showing the sport's distinguishing feature: the ball carrier leads his team up-field, passing backwards in the event of a tackle.
Rugby Union and Rugby League are both very popular games that are played all over the world.
Want to learn the rules of rugby but don't know which code your friends are talking about?
The vocabulary of rugby and the terms we use in talking about it.
Union’s struggle for popularity in Australia has seen new controversial rules adopted
Rugby - Rugby - Principles of play: Individual matches are adjudicated by a referee supported by one “touch” (or sideline) judge on either side of the field.
Know the basic rugby rules and enjoy rugby. Be confident.
For other versions of this work, see Laws of the Rugby Football Union.