In 1823 when William Webb Ellis caught the ball in his arms at Rugby School and ran with it. However, some tribal versions of the game were supposed to have been played by Pacific Islanders long before that.
It was played first in Rugby School, Rugby, England in 1823.
Rugby League was first played in Northern England after separating from the Rugby 'Union'.
From 'Rugby School' where it was invented and first played.
the first rugby team Dan carter played in was the crusader's.
The first Rugby Union world cup match was played at Eden Park 1987 with a viewing audience of 300 millionThe first Rugby league was played in 1954k
The first formal rules for Rugby were produced at Rugby school,and played by students of the school; but they origniate from a variety of ball games played since ancient times.
Rugby was first played in its current, standardised form by William Webb Ellis at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, in 1823. Hence, rugby got it's name from the school where it was first played.
Rugby was invented in an all boys school in England so the first game of Rugby was probably played there
Technically at Rugby School Warwickshire, England 1815
Yes the name for the sport rugby came from the place (Rugby School) where the sport was first played