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rugby

(Encyclopedia) rugby, game that originated (1823), according to tradition, on the playing fields of Rugby, England. It is related to both soccer and American football. The game is said to have…

Jonny Wilkinson

Already one of the most famous players in international professional rugby, Jonny Wilkinson was catapulted to stardom when his drop goal with seconds left in extra time won England the World Cup in…

football

(Encyclopedia) football, any of a number of games in which two opposing teams attempt to score points by moving an inflated oval or round ball past a goal line or into a goal. Differing greatly in…