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1. Rugby the act of an attacking player touching the ball down behind the opposing team's goal line, scoring five or, in Rugby League, four points
2. American football an attempt made after a touchdown to score an extra point by kicking a goal or, for two extra points, by running the ball or completing a pass across the opponents' goal line
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Elsewhere, Adam Williams bagged a brace while Steve Williams and Matt Phillips also scored tries as Bridgend produced a superb second-half performance to secure a 25-5 win at English National League One out-fit Cinderford.
H 6,988 36-10 Tries: Lee 2, McGillvary, Lawrence, Lunt, Eden.
Perhaps the lack of a glut of tries in the other 40 matches underlines two things.
Paul Handforth also kicked six goals for the visitors, who edged out Halifax six tries to five.
SWANSEA: Tries, Booth (2), Palfrey (2), Moriarty, Taylor, Thomas, Loader, Charvis, Harris; Convs, Thomas (7); Pen, Thomas.
Oldham were always competitive despite being outgunned and picked up three good tries through Joe Faimalo, Darren Abram and Paul Davidson.
Full back Ben Morgan fired Sutton into an early lead with a penalty - but it all went downhill as Scunthorpe stormed back with four tries before the break.
He added: "But the late try from Thomas Young was a remarkable effort - and it rewarded the loyal fans who made the long trip to Richmond.'' LONDON SCOTTISH: Tries - M Bright (2), M Mantella, Pen try; Cons - L Millar (3).
"We scored a few tries but the toll it takes later in the game is very energy-sapping when you have to tackle that much.
A crowd of 6,632 braved the elements in Bridgend for the Ospreys' first visit and they were not disappointed as they racked up eight tries, five in a one-sided first-half.
The Blacks banked the bonus point in the 55th minute with a McCarthy try, but Ponty closed to 37-24 with tries from Rhys Williams and a second from Bramwell.
Blaydon's tries came from Duncan Brown (2), Peter Altona and debutant scrum-half Duncan Pollock who opened the scoring in the 14th minute when he nipped over from 20 metres.