It comes from 'Try-at-goal'. Originally a try was not worth points but only gave the try-scoring team a chance to 'try-at-goal' meaning they could attempt to gain points by kicking a goal (kick a conversion, convert the 'try' into points).
Real word origin? Endeavor: Try, attempt, seek, work towards. Sorry it's the best I can do.
rugby = rugby
Rugby was not played in ancient Rome, therefore there is no Latin word for rugby
You get points for a try in the sport of rugby league and rugby union football.
Possibly from an old French word 'tanter' meaning to tempt, to try or provoke
you score a try in rugby
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You can try italic, as in Italian!