Not to be confused with Rugby league. ... Rugby union. South African Victor Matfield takes a line-out against New Zealand in 2006.
Griffins RFC Kotka, the rugby union team from Kotka, Finland, playing in the Rugby-7 Tournament in 2013.
Nick Evans (10) kicking a drop goal in a rugby union match for Harlequin F.C.
Rugby Union and Rugby League are both very popular games that are played all over the world.
A drop goal, field goal, dropped goal, or pot is a method of scoring points in rugby union and rugby league and also, rarely, in American football and Canadian football. A drop goal is scored by drop ...
The drop goal is one of the most satisfying skills seen on the rugby pitch.
Ronan O'Gara's last-gasp drop goal cancelled out a three-pointer from the hosts' Stephen Jones which had also come in injury time, and in a nail-biting match, the Irish prevailed by 25-24.
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Drop goal! England 15-13 New Zealand (Barrett, 46 min)
Johnny Sexton's last-gasp drop-goal clinches win for Ireland over France.