What is rugby similar to?

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Rugby actually preceded games which use some of the principles such as American football Gaelic football.

There are two related types of Rugby. Rugby League and Rugby Union.

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Rugby is like .... rugby. The only game that has a similarity and that's a tackle and ball aspect are Australian rules and American football

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Rugby league .

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