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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?

Rugby and American football are two completely different games. Americans refer to rugby as rugby, and American football as football.

How does rugby originate?


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)

Which is older football or rugby?


Is Gaelic football rugby?

No. Gaelic Football and Rugby football are completely different sports.

Which is oldest game rugby or football?

Rugby is younger than football.

In which country did rugby originate?


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.

What country is rugby created?

Rugby football developed from a version of football played at Rugby School in England

What country is rugby orginated to?

Its begining originate in England (in the town of Rugby)

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.

When was Rugby Football League created?

Rugby Football League was created in 1895.

When was Rugby Football Union created?

Rugby Football Union was created in 1871.

Did Football originate in China?

American Football did not originate in China.

Was football invented through rugby?

Football (soccer) and rugby were until the very late 1800's the same game. When the Football league was created rugby lovers took their game and created the Rugby union. American football is derived from Rugby ,Australian rules football

What has the author Bob Howitt written?

Bob Howitt has written: 'The converts' 'New Zealand rugby greats' -- subject(s): Rugby football, Biography 'Laurie Mains' -- subject(s): All Blacks (Rugby team), Biography, History, Mains, Laurie,, Rugby football coaches, Rugby football players 'Rugby nomads' -- subject(s): Rugby football players, Rugby football coaches, Rugby Union football 'Graham Henry'

What is the shape for a rugby ball?

Oval. A Gilbert football for Rugby Union, a Steeden Football for Rugby League and a Sherrin for Australian Rules Football (AFL).

How did American football grow?

It is said that football evolved from rugby and rugby evolved from soccer

Did American football come from rugby?

Rugby does precede American Football and in design some aspects are acknowledged as coming from rugby

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