The lineout is a common way of restarting the game after the ball goes out of bounds, or into touch, which is the area outside of the touch lines. There are many aspects to this manoeuvre — the following is a brief description of what it is.
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Today, we're going to look at the scrum, a common method for restarting play in rugby. A scrum consists of 8 players from each team pushing against each other, using their feet to retrieve the rugby ball, which has been placed between the 2 pushing groups by the scrum half.