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Black Heath founded in 1858

Became a leading role in the development of the Football Association and The Rugby Union. in 1863. It was black Heaths decision to leave the Football Association which led to the Amateur game of union taking off.

Blackheath v Newport, was the oldest Anglo/Welsh club fixture, first being played 20th November 1879 .

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Supposedly the Schools' Cup in which the final is played traditionally on St Patrick's Day each year between school teams from within the province of Ulster. The final is played at Ravenhill rugby ground where the Ulster Branch of the IRFU have their headquarters.

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The oldest 'football club' was also the product of former Rugbeians, when Guy's Hospital FC was founded in 1843, soon followed by others such as Dublin University FC in 1854 and Blackheath Rugby Club in 1858. Its is Blackheath who were the first to be formally a rugby club.

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The oldest national competition is the Calcutta Cup Match between Scotland and England.

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Played for Qatar, when capped as a lock on debut against Uzbekistan,

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Its Huddersfiled, North England in the UK. It was this club that broke away from the then developing Union Club code and developed its own competition in 1895

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United Hospitals Challenge Cup of 1874 in the UK

The oldest Rugby international is the Calcutta Cup between England and Scotland started in 1879

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