Rugby union, commonly known simply as rugby, is a close-contact team sport that originated in England in the first half of the 19th century. One of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In its most common form, a game is played between two teams of 15 players each, using an oval-shaped ball on a ...
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The official website of the national governing body for the sport of rugby union in the United States of America. USA Rugby is charged with developing the game on all levels and has over 125,000 active members.
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Rugby Union is a popular contact sport played all over the world. Millions of fans tune in regularly to watch rugby on tv or live in the stadiums. Rugby players are sometimes described as football gladiators, due to the combination of speed, strength, and strategy which they require in order to beat the opposing team. Every Rugby match promises thrilling experiences, unpredictable results and exciting surprises.
Rugby union is both a professional and amateur game, and is dominated by the first tier unions: New Zealand, Ireland, Wales, England, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Scotland, Italy, France and Japan.