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Synonyms for rugby
ˈrʌg bi

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  1. rugby, rugby football, rugger(noun)

    a form of football played with an oval ball

    rugby football, rugger


  1. rugby(noun)

    rugger, rugby football

  2. rugby(noun)

    A town in Warwickshire, where the sport of rugby is thought to have originated

    The scrum is a distinctive element of rugby.

    rugger, rugby football

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  1. The Australian:

    The guys came together really well. We're obviously pleased with our performance because we played a top team today, we want to play good England rugby ... and I think we did that reasonably well.

  2. New Zealand:

    Fans want to see meaningful games, they don't want to see fatigued players playing a reduced quality of rugby as part of a money-driven, weakened competition that doesn't work for the players or clubs.

  3. World Rugby:

    I don't know what nations specifically. What I can tell you is that it's self-preservation, they look at emerging nations in 10 years' time and carrying on [ to grow ] because of the sizes of the countries [... ] That sometimes gives other teams a bit of a self-preservation attitude. Again, that's politics and that's something that has to be resolved by World Rugby.

  4. Riccardo Sironi:

    Demand from families keeps on growing, because rugby is not just a sport but a life school.

  5. Jaimie Fuller:

    If you look at rugby and the way rugby referees are treated by players, they are treated with respect, you look at a football game, and it's appalling and that is one of the areas of leadership that we see that the whole football community is not showing.

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