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The number of registered players on the continent jumped up from 770 000 to over a million in the last year alone The World Rugby Council opened today in London and will vote on Wednesday for the country to host the 2023 World Rugby Cup. South Africa is very likely to win. When it comes …

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The origins of the game, now know across the world simply as rugby, can be traced back over 2000 years. The Romans played a ball game called harpastum,a word derived from the Greek word “seize”, the implication of the name being that somebody actually carried or handled the ball. More recently, in medieval England, documents …

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There is some difference between 15s and 7s. Practically, 15s is played in 80 minutes with 15 players on each side, while the 7s is played in seven minutes per half with 7 players on each side per half. Ideally, that makes 7s the faster of the two; it demands skillful play and great levels …

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