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During the late 19th century rugby football became a significant part of schoolboy training, and the public schools of Oxford and Cambridge began to train graduates in it. It was believed that the sport instilled in these men the values of unselfishness, fearlessness, and teamwork.
The Rugby Union formed in 1871 and was the governing body for the game until 1920. The RFU was based in the north of England, and it was here that most of the clubs that formed the league today originated.
Offside is a common rule in rugby that requires a player to be between the offside line and the dead ball line (the opposing team’s side of the pitch). This is often done to prevent the attacking team from scoring a try, but it also applies when the ball is in danger of being caught.
A running arc is made by a fast attacking player as they run through the field to create an opening in the defence and attempt to score a try. This is a dangerous technique and is usually avoided by defenders.
Mulligrubber is a type of kick that produces irregular bounces, making it difficult for the defending team to pick up the ball and avoid a knock-on. It is mainly used in situations where the ball needs to be placed into a specific position or when attempting to stop an opponent from catching the ball on the full.