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Rugby Union, or simple Rugby, is a contact team sport and one of the two codes of rugby football, it is based on running with the ball in hand. In it's most common form, a game is between two teams of fifteen players (two more than rugby league) using an oval-shaped ball with H-shaped goalposts on each try line.

History

Teams and Positions

Forwards

Backs

Laws

Scoring

Playing Field

Match structure

Passing and kicking

Breakdowns

Set pieces

Lineout

Scrum

Officials and Offenses

Replacements and substitutions

Equipment

Governing bodies

Global Reach

Oceania

North America and Carribean

Europe

South America

Asia

Africa

Women's rugby rules

Major international competitions

Rugby World Cup

Regional tournaments

Rugby with International Tournaments

Women's international rugby

Professional rugby

Variants

Influence on other sports

Statistics and records

In Culture