Points can be scored in several ways: a try, scored by grounding the ball in the in-goal area (between the goal line and the dead-ball line), is worth 5 points and a subsequent conversion kick scores 2 points; a successful penalty kick or a drop goal each score 3 points.
How does Points work in rugby?
A try is worth five points, which is the most number of points you can score at once. A penalty try is worth exactly the same as a normal try — five points. A converted try is worth seven points: Five points are awarded for the initial try and two more are awarded when the goal kicker kicks the ball over the crossbar.
How many points do you get for a try in rugby?
A try is the most exciting way of scoring in rugby union. They are worth five points - the maximum number of points you can score in one go in rugby union. A try is scored when a player touches the ball down inside the opposition's in-goal area between the try line and dead ball line.