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Rugby originated from soccer (football)

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Where did football originate from?

european rugby

Where did Rugby football originate?

It originated in 1823 in Rugby School, Warwickshire. England.

What two sports did football originate from?

Soccer and Rugby

Where did rugby union originate?

Rugby union is a type of football that originated at Rugby School. This is a school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.

What country did the NFL originate from?

The United States of America. (Football has its roots in soccer and rugby, which are English games. But American football -- and definitely the NFL -- is American.)

Why do americans call rugby football?

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Did American football originate from Rugby Union?

Gridiron (American football) bases alot of it principles on rugby. one cannot however say union as there alot of similarities with rugby league. the similarities are somewhat due to Americas independence and wanting to be different. when people emigrated to America they brought with them rugby however along the way some of the rules were forgotten and so new ones made up. a vague answer but a difficult question Yes Gridiron did originate from Rugby Union.

Canterbury rugby shirts originated from which country?

The Canterbury rugby shirts are made in New Zealand, the Canterbury Rugby Football Union originate from New Zealand.The union was founded in 1879, their current CEO is Hamish Riach.

Is rugby called football in England?

No. Rugby is refered to as Rugby or Rugby Football. The latter being the name of the game in its earliest years when the Rugby game was derived from football (soccer)

Is Gaelic football rugby?

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