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Comparison of American football and rugby union

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  1. possible because of the games' shared origins, despite their dissimilarities

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 2, 2009
  2. The most significant difference in play is the allowance of blocking for the ball carrier, which is to say preventing a defender from tackling the player with the ball

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  3. Rugby union players are allowed to wear modest padding on the head, shoulders and collarbone, but it must be sufficiently light, thin and compressible to meet IRB standards

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  4. Various forms of football have been played in Britain for centuries with different villages and schools having their own traditional rules

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  5. Although both codes are played on similar sized rectangular fields, the dimensions of rugby union fields can vary up to maximum size that is larger than the fixed sized of American football fields

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