Rugby and American football are two completely different games. Americans refer to rugby as rugby, and American football as football.
The game is actually the same as rugby, because of slightly different rules, but is commonly known as American football.
No. Rugby is refered to as Rugby or Rugby Football. The latter being the name of the game in its earliest years when the Rugby game was derived from football (soccer)
Which Version? The US call American football-football and association football-soccer.In the UK we call association football-football,Rugby football-Rugby and American football a girl's game because of all the padding they wear!
Firstly, we can't label all Americans as "Yanks" because below the Mason-Dixon Line, Southerners get offended.Secondly, in the UK and Europe, Football is Football ie Soccer.In the USA, American Football is Grid Iron and they also play Soccer.In New Zealand, they play Rugby Union (the "All Blacks") and Rugby League (the "Kiwis"), both of which are Football; and they play Soccer (the "All Whites") in the FIFA World Cup.In Australia, we play Rugby League (the "Kangaroos"), Rugby Union (the "Wallabies"), Australian Rules (AFL - the oldest codified and registered game in the World), all of which is Football; and we play Soccer (the "Socceroos") in the FIFA World Cup.
football wins, soccer is just an American way of segragating themselves from their native tongue "English". American football is just rugby but again changed so it is American how sad the yanks are. MUFC till i die
Rugby originated from soccer (football)
They play Football and Rugby in Guadeloupe.
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Rugby Football League was created in 1895.
Rugby Football Union was created in 1871.
Oval. A Gilbert football for Rugby Union, a Steeden Football for Rugby League and a Sherrin for Australian Rules Football (AFL).
It is said that football evolved from rugby and rugby evolved from soccer
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