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there are no loose forwards in Rugby league

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Q: What responsibilities does a lock or loose forward have in Rugby League?
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Where do loose forwards stand in rugby league?

Right in the very middle of the field, middle of the defence line.

How many players are there in a forward pack in rugby?

There are 8 players in the pack of forwards in a rugby union team. Here are the numbers and positions:Loose-head PropHookerTight-head PropSecond RowSecond RowBlindside FlankerOpenside Flanker(Known as the positions number; '8')There are 6 players in the pack for RRugby League (they have dropped the flanker position)8 - Prop9 - hooker10 - prop11- Second Row12 - Second Row13 - Back row loose forward

Forward at back of scrum in rugby union?

The loose forward that packs down at the back of the scrum is called the 'number eight'. Sometimes this position is called 'back rower' or 'last man down'.

What is a loose scrum called in rugby?

Its common name is a RUCK.

Which side o the scrum does the scrum halfput the ball in rugby league?

The ball is put in the scum in the loose head prop side in both codes (number 8 in league and 1 in union)

What is a rugby forward known as?

In both codes the forwards are called exactly that. However if you want the individual names.Ubion have a loose head and tight head prop, a hooker, 2 second rows, 2 flankers or wing forwards and a number eight.League haveone loose head and one tight head PropHooker2 Second Row ForwardsLock Forward

Players in a rugby league team?

1. Fullback 2. Wing 3. Centre 4. Centre 5. Wing 6. Stand-off or Five-Eight (Union=fly-half) 7. Scrum-Half or Halfback 8. Prop 9. Hooker 10. Prop 11&12.Second Row forward (Union=Lock) 13. Loose forward (Union=8th man) League doesnt have flankers

How do you know who plays what position in rugby?

each player has a designated number on thier shirt. Unlike soccer who have squad numbers on thier rugby use the number to identiy the player and their position as positions are standard across both code. Union start their numbering with the loose head prop number 1 and in league its the fullback at number 1

A loose association or league of states?

Confederation =)

What is the difference between rugby league and union?

The main difference between Rugby League and Rugby Union lies in what happens in the tackle situation. In Union when a player is tackled (Their progress is physically halted by the opposition) the ball is recycled by a ruck (if the ball is on the ground) or by a maul (if the ball is held up off the ground). One recycling of the ball is called a phase and there is no limit to the number of phases as long as a team keeps possesssion of the ball. In League when a player with the ball is tackled the referee will halt play and it is restarted when the tackled player stands, places the ball on the ground and rakes it back with his foot to the player (dummy-half) behind them. The opposition must retreat 10 metres from the play-of the-ball except for two markers who line up in front of the player of the ball. The team in possession can recycle the ball 5 times in this manner but if they are tackled with the ball a 6th time then the ball is handed over to the opposition. In rugby union the shoulder charge is illegal, players must use their arms in a tackle, whereas in rugby league a shoulder charge is a legitmate form of tackle. In rugby league a tackle stops play but in rugby union play continues with a ruck or maul where players from either side lock together and push against those of the other side for territorial advantage or for better position over the ball. This requires players to be bound together (holding on to each other), this is why they must use their arms in the tackle. Another significant difference is what happens when the ball goes into touch (the ball crosses the sideline, leaving the field of play). In Union play is restarted with a lineout whereas in League play is restarted with a scrum. A lineout means players of each side stand in line perpendicular to the sideline and next to one another and the ball is pitched from the sideline up between the 2 lines. Players jump up for possession of the ball. There can be up to eight players per team involved in the lineout, the number is determined by the team throwing in. A scrum is the locking of a group of players from each side and their pushing as a team against the group from the other team. As the ball is dropped down between the 2 teams on the ground, each side pushes against the other in order that the ball passes under their feet to their half-back/scrum half. If the ball is forced in goal by the defending team then a drop-kick is taken to restart play in both codes, however in rugby league the drop-kick is taken from the goal line but in rugby it is taken from the 22 metre line. In rugby union, if the ball is carried into the in-goal area by the defending team and then forced or put dead (over the dead ball line or into touch in the in-goal area) then a scrum is awarded to the attacking team 5 metres from the goal line. Number-wise: a Rugby Union team consists of 15 players and a Rugby League team has 13 players (eliminating the two flankers from the side of the scrum). Rugby Union points: a try is worth 5 points, a conversion is 2 points, a penalty goal is 3 points and a drop-goal is 3 points. Rugby League points: a try is worth 4 points, a conversion is 2 points, a penalty goal is 2 points and a drop-goal is 1 point. rugby union differences from league (rules) Union: unlimited tackles, League: 6 before turn over Union: pass the ball along the ground to dummy half, League: get up and roll under foot. Union: when ball is kicked out there is throw ins. League: either team can receive another set of 6 depending on what's happened. Union: 5 point try, 7 if converted, 2 point field goal, 3 point penalty goal. (Field goal is 3 points) League: 4 point try, 6 if converted, 1 point field goal, 2 point penalty goal. Roughly 2 more people on field at once in union than league. Numbers for positions are different. Rugby Union is more tactical than Rugby League and there is more room for error. there are many more differences than people think and to many to list. Rugby Union restarts with a scrum or a lineout. Rugby League restart normally with a dummy scrum or a tap and play. Rugby union has rucks and mauls. Rugby League restart after a tackle with a dummy scrum Rugby Union has 15 players. Rugby League has 13. Rugby League has 2 forwards less than union. The flank or loose forwards numbers 6 &7. League and union forwards use their physicality in different ways; league forwards act more as individuals while union forwards combine to work as a unit. Union forwards expend more energy at the tackle-ball situation and at set piece (scrum and lineout) and league forwards take more hit-ups and make more tackles.

What is a ruck?

In rugby, a loose scrum formed around the ball when it is on the ground .

Why is there not a scrumhalf in rugby union?

There actually IS a scrum half in the Union Code - Playing with number 9 on their back along with the no 10 the fly-half they are jointly the Half Backs In league the scrum half wears 7 with the stand off (- fly half) wearing 6. The numbers start with the loose head prop in union (1) and with the full back in league (1)