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Packanother name for all the forwards usually when they are bound for a scrum.
 
Penaltyany number of infractions or violations which award the other team a kick.
 
Penalty Kickan uncontested kick awarded to a team for a major infraction by the other team. The kick can be taken directly at goal and scores 3 points if successful. If the ball is kicked to touch, then the ball is awarded back to the team which kicked the ball out of bounds.
 
Penalty Trythe awarding of a try due to a flagrant violation by an opposing side that prevents an obvious try from being scored.
 
Pitchthe field upon which a rugby match is played.
 
Place Kicka kick of the ball resting on the ground, placed in an indention in the ground, from a small pile of sand, or from a kicking tee. Place kicks are used to start each half, for penalty kicks at goal, or for conversion kicks after a try has been awarded.
 
Propeither of the two forwards normally wearing No. 1 (loosehead) or No. 3 (tighthead). Responsibilites are to support the hooker during scrums and 2nd rows during lineouts.
 
Pumasthe national team of Argentina
 
Pushover Trya try scored by the forward pack as a unit in a scrumdown by pushing the opposition's scrum pack backwards across the tryline while dragging the ball underneath them. Typically scored from a 5 meter scrum, the try is usually awarded when the No. 8 or scrumhalf touch the ball down after it crosses the try line.
 


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