There are two main types of rugby: rugby league and rugby union. The one that’ll be played at the World Cup is rugby union. Two teams play in an 80-minute match and use an oval ball to try to score more points than the other team.
What are the different styles of rugby?
In general, there are three different types of rugby: rugby union, rugby league, and rugby sevens. Rugby union is the variation that I play here at Penn State and is the most popular around the world.