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An American football is the same shape as a Rugby ball. A football is slightly smaller and is more pointed whereas a rugby ball is rounder in overall shape. A football skin is rougher to make it easier to be carried and can be leather whereas a rugby ball is slightly smother for aerodynamics (kicking and passing ) of a synthetic rummer outer panelled skin and a silicone bladder which is inflated to give the ball its shape. The size, weight and construction materials of a rugby ball is very closely monitored by the NRL and IRB Boards.

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