RUGBY. The Game. Rugby is over 160 years old. It was developed in the English public schools. It is played on the grass of a football/rugby field. General Play. The attacking team carries the ball down field, running, passing or handing back, to score a Try.
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Rugby is over 160 years old. It was developed in the English public schools. It is played on the grass of a football/rugby field
The attacking team carries the ball down field, running, passing or handing back, to score a Try.
The ball can only be transferred to a player behind the ball carrier.
No forward passing is allowed
Touch rugby is played with 7 co-ed players. (Tackle high school teams play 10 players of the same gender
All rules of the game of Rugby are called LAWS.
Grounding the ball with one or two hands on or over the goal line. Worth 5 points.
A method of putting the ball back into play after it goes over the touch line (sideline). Involves 2 sets of forwards lining up behind each other facing the touch line in parallel lines.
A method of putting the ball back into play after an infringement.
The scrum half puts the ball into the scrum and retrieves the ball from the hook kick.
A rugby hooker plays in the middle of the front row of the scrum in a rugby game. Their job is to hook the ball when it is first put in play.
The method used to “tackle” (called out as “TAG” by the official). Both hands must contact the ball carrier.
The team winning the coin toss chooses an end and stands in the half, away from the half way line. The losing team stand on the other half with the ball placed on the center spot of the field. The kick must go 10m forward.
After a team scores a try, the scoring team drop kicks the ball to the other team to restart the game. This occurs at the half way line.