rugby ˈrʌgbi/ noun 1. a team game played with an oval ball that may be kicked, carried, and passed from hand to hand. Points are scored by grounding the ball behind the opponents' goal line (thereby scoring a try) or by kicking it between the two posts and over the crossbar of the opponents' goal. 2. generally regarded as a better, manlier game than American Football... Anyone else sitting back for the next few weekends, watching the stupendous Scots, the ferocious French, the irresistible Irish, the extraordinary English, the incredible Italians, and, err, the Welsh? Last weekend saw victories for France, Ireland and Wales, whilst today saw Ireland and England sweep aside Wales and Scotland respectively. France vs Italy kicks off tomorrow. So sit back, relax, and enjoy the rugby!