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The royal couple then traveled on to the Welsh capital of Cardiff to watch a rugby match between Wales and Australia.

Another was Greg Jacob, a pro rugby player for Gaelic Athletic Association.

The Haka, a traditional Maori dance, is best known as the pregame ritual of the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team.

Some English teams were having none of it and formed leagues to play rugby from which the NFL real football evolved.

French rugby players provided similar knowing delight in their Dieux du Stade calendars.

They sent a few years ago some young Tibetan boys to Rugby to be educated in different professions.

"Rugby, because a fellow I know is there," replied Colin, decisively.

"I shall go to Rugby too, when Colin does," announced Jamie confidently.

Here were born six of his nine children; the youngest three, besides one who died in infancy, were born at Rugby.

At Rugby he made it an essential part of the headmaster's office to preach a sermon every Sunday in the school chapel.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rugby, such as: soccer, american football, association football, canadian football, grid game, and gridiron pastime.

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