rugby football


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rugby football a form of football played with an oval ball
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In literature:

For one who had never played Rugby football George handled the situation well.
"The Man Upstairs" by P. G. Wodehouse
He felt like a confirmed Association footballer suddenly called upon to play in an International Rugby match.
"A Man of Means" by P. G. Wodehouse and C. H. Bovill
Football is an ancient sport, and the manner formerly in vogue most nearly resembles the game authorised by the Rugby rules.
"English Villages" by P. H. Ditchfield
In international strife with England, Scotland, Wales, and France at Rugby football, Ireland has likewise won her spurs.
"The Glories of Ireland" by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
They tell us that Waterloo was won on the football fields of Rugby and Eton.
"Have faith in Massachusetts; 2d ed." by Calvin Coolidge
On the Pacific slope we have been going back to your type of Rugby football.
"African and European Addresses" by Theodore Roosevelt
For instance, it is a mistake to confuse Auction Bridge with Rugby football.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 158, April 21, 1920" by Various
A game similar to Rugby football except that it more closely resembles what its name implies and kicking predominates.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
Wherein do Rugby, soccer, Canadian, and American football differ?
"Practical English Composition: Book II." by Edwin L. Miller
In the first place a valuable hint may surely be found in the development of Rugby football.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, July 1, 1914" by Various

In poetry:

Approaches now the close
Of Rugby and of "Socker;"
The football jersey goes
Back to its native locker.
"A Pastoral" by P G Wodehouse

In news:

The Doylestown Rugby Football Club men's team soundly defeated Hibernians RFC on Saturday, 73-7.
Jason Piutau, a Liberty High School junior, receives a pass during a practice drill with the Liberty Rugby Football Club, one of six Division 1 programs in the state.
(WBNG Binghamton) The Binghamton Barbarians RFC (rugby football club) have been the areas Rugby team since 1973.
Former Blue Devil footballer and Cal rugby standout Tanner Mohr.
"Increasingly I think you will not see a football pitch, a racecourse, a rugby pitch or a park that isn't cut autonomously ," he said.
The multipurpose facility will be the home of Jesuit 's baseball, soccer, subvarsity football, rugby and lacrosse programs, publicity director Mat Grau said.
BYU football: Two Kiwi rugby players giving Cougar football a shot.
Some of the most dramatic and violent tackles in sports don't happen on the football field, but on the court at the Paralympics when the wheelchair rugby teams face off in bloody battles.
A talented rugby and football player, Jamie Finnerty, 15, is no lightweight.
If you ever seen rugby , you know the game and physicality translates very well to football.
It's football season in America, so I am pretty sure that nobody I know cares that the Rugby World Cup is happening in New Zealand right now.
BBC Sport - live sports coverage, breaking news, results, video, audio and analysis on Football, F1, Cricket, Rugby Union, Rugby League, Golf, Tennis and all the main world sports , plus major events like the Olympic Games.

In science:

On the other hand, when it comes to professional sport, in more developed countries we have very good statistics about how many in the general population can become, say, heavy weight box champions, football, rugby, baseball, basketball, etc., stars, or top athletes in running, jumping, swimming, and so on.
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