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Scrumthe formation used in the setplay restarting play after a knock-on or forward pass. The forwards from each side bind together and then the two packs come together to allow the scrumhalf with the feed to deliver the ball to the scrum. A scrum can also be awarded or chosen in different circumstances by the referee.
 
Scrumdownthe coming together of the scrum.
 
Scrumhalfthe back wearing No. 9 who normally feeds the ball into a scrum and retrieves the ball at the base of scrums, rucks, and mauls. Can also be called the halfback.
 
Scrummagingthe process of setting and completing a scrum
 
Second 5/8theither of the the backs wearing No. 12 (inside) or No. 13 (outside). Powerful runners they are the heart of the back running attack and defense.
 
Second roweither of the two forwards normally wearing No. 4 and No. 5. Typically the largest players on the field, they have primary responsibility for being the power in scrums and securing the ball in lineouts. Due to their size, they are also normally powerful forces in all loose play, rucks, and mauls. Also known as Lock.
 
Sevensa form of rugby union invented in Scotland and played with only seven total players, usually three forwards and four backs. Each half typically last only 7 minutes but can be longer. Games are almost always played during tournaments.
 
Six Nationsthe annual tournament from January through March between the national men's teams of England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland, France and Italy
 
Springboksthe national team of South Africa
 
Super Fourteenthe annual tournament between the best provincial teams of Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
 


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