Forme particulière de football inventée ŕ Rugby qui utilise un ballon ovale que l'on peut saisir avec les mains.
Sinonimi: rugby football | rugger
(British) A form of football played with an oval ball; SYN. rugby football, rugger.
Contact sport that originated at the Rugby boys' school, England, 1823, when a boy picked up the ball and ran with it while playing soccer. Rugby is played with an oval ball. It is now played in two forms: Rugby League (for professionals) and Rugby Union (for amateurs).