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Created in Rugby School Warwickshire when William webb - Ellis picked up a football and ran forward with it in the year 1823. The game developed from there until mid 1800' when the football associated determined that a ball could no longer be handled. Clubs playing the game split from the football association and created The Rugby Football Union

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