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Q: What sport came first football or rugby?
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What sport came first American football or rugby?

rugby


What sport came from football?

Football didnt have any sport come from it however, Football came from a sport known as rugby.


Which came first football or rugby?

Football came first as rugby came from a cheater who played football in a pe lesson and picked up the ball, in a English town called rugby.


Is rugby a toponym?

Yes the name for the sport rugby came from the place (Rugby School) where the sport was first played


What game came first rugby or football?

soccer


What came first American football or rugby?

Rugby starting concept 1823 American Football in 1865


What came first Rugby League Football or Irish Gaelic Football?

Gaelic football was first codified in 1887 rugby football league goes back to 1895


What was the first US spoprt to be televised in the UK and when?

Football was the first US sport to be televised in the UK. It came only two weeks after the first rugby game was broadcast.


Who inventend tackle football?

Tackle football is a derivative of the same sport that rugby came from. Who specifically invented the game and where has never been discovered.


What sport was first football or soccer?

there both the same sport but the name football came firstAnswer'Soccer' or 'Association Football' is just one of a group of games known as football.


What was rugby football?

football was a sport with many variations, each school had there own version of football, oxford football, cambridge football, ect. rugby football was football from rugby school in the town of rugby, when students went to university after they left school they took their versions of rugby with them and rugby came out of this, this was back in the 1850's when this happened and from there the sport of rugby football spread to different countries, the split between the two codes came in the early 20th centuary when workers who played rugby football demanded pay for broken time when playing rugby football when they could of been at work earning money, many clubs wanted to stay amature as a game but some clubs resisted and split from the rest to form the northen leage, this became rugby league. the rugby union stayed amature untill 1995 when the game turned proffessional as it was attracting a worldwide audience and it couldn't stay amatue.. there is your basic history of rugby any questions?


When they first invented football did they have peewee football?

No, peewee football came much later. 1879 the coach at Yale Walter Camp made football from the game of rugby.

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