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Rugby was created from association football in a town called Rugby. the game was thus, and still is, referred to as Rugby football. Over time, the capital was dropped to a lowercase as the meaning was lost.
it was invented at a school called rugby in England

it was invented at a school called rugby in England

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โˆ™ 2016-01-13 12:56:30
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โˆ™ 2008-09-12 05:54:34

Rugby was named after the place, in England, where William Webb Ellis first picked up a football(soccer ball) and ran with it.

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