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# How long is the rugby crossbar?

Updated: 9/28/2023

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The Rules of Rugby Union (from the International Rugby Board's website) state

1.4

(a) The distance between the two goal posts is 5.6 metres.

(b) The crossbar is placed between the two goal posts so that its top

edge is 3.0 metres from the ground.

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5in. for soccer and 6in. for a NFL

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6 meters

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