The ball and its now famous shape came in to being around 1820 In Rugby Warwickshire England. The ball at the time was round(ish) made of leather and pigs bladder. The ball shape became its torpedo like form in the 1870 due to the fact that it would fly better through the air when passed its shape continued to form until you have todays shape. It was the Gilbert Brothers who first supplied that Ball to Rugby School England
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The ball and its dimentions were taken from the Union code. The originators of the rugby ball were Gilbert who had a small factory near the Rugby School where the game originated. They made footballs and then moved over to the oval ball
Legend has it that Rugby was invented at Rugby School in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, England in 1823 by William Webb Ellis. Whilst playing football he picked the ball up and ran with it.
There were first developed in the UK in Rugby where the school reputed to be the starting point is based.
Soccer, the story goes that rugby was invented when a boy playing soccer became bored by the rules and took up the ball.
John Gilbert invented the rugby ball. John Gilbert invented the first rugby ball it is a oval shape because it is made from a pigs bladder and I'm not telling porkies . He also owned a small rugby shop in England which is now a museum. His nephew is famous for his lungs because he can blow up rugby balls the biggest and the tightest. John Gilbert lends his name to the company in England which makes most rugby balls.
Rugby was invented in a scholl in the town of rugby. A group of boys were playing football and one of them decided to pick the ball up they then went on to invent some rules and it became a reconised sport. The person who picked up the ball is known to be called 'Webb Eliss' and there is know a rugby brand named after him.
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Why was basket ball, soccer, tennis, badminton, football, rugby, and all other sports invented?
Walter Camp was a pioneer of American football, though it was not invented, but derived from Europe's rugby