10 reasons why Rugby Is BETTER Than American Football

Gone are the adverts, the lengthy breaks, the protective helmets and padding – and in comes mud, blood, sweat and beers.

1. Rugby is a worldwide game, while American Football is played seriously in only a handful of countries *cough* 1.

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2. Rugby is all action for 80 minutes. American Football is all inaction for four hours—arguably the slowest game on earth. Paint dries faster. 

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3. Rugby players lay into each other like real men, with just the flimsiest of body padding. Grid-iron players are unrecognisable as human beings with all that body armour.
4. Rugby players lay into each other like real men, with just the flimsiest of body padding. Grid-iron players are unrecognisable as human beings with all that body armour.