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.
the first sport ever invented was rugby, in Greenland! :)
why was any sport invented? to have fun and compete. also see How did rugby originate?
for a nice game of sport
When luke fowden was born!!
There is much debate but William Webb Ellis is said to have invented the sport.
Rugby is over 130 years old being invented in 1876 by William Webb Ellis.
There has been some discussion over this. However, rugby is not the parent sport of football. The name football originated from Europe, and the sport was invented by a very smart person!
Rugby league .
Yes the name for the sport rugby came from the place (Rugby School) where the sport was first played
Football ( rugby ) was invented from soccer, when some kids picked the ball up and decided to run with it and it is named rugby because that was the name of the school (in england) where the kids did that
Rugby was invented in northern England
The game of rugby was invented in 1750.
They are questions about the sport of Rugby Union or Rugby League
Rugby is the Australian sport.
Rugby is an English sport, developed at Rugby School, also played by the French
Rugby is the sport played in the Guinness Premiership. Rugby is a full contact team sport which originated in the early 19th century in England. There are two forms of the sport, Rugby Union and Rugby League.
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In the 19th century England invented and called the game football 1863 to be precise is when English invented and wrote the rules for Football.....Rugby then evolved from it....and then nfl Gridiron evolved from Rugby
Rugby was invented by the French under the name 'soule' before the rules were codified by the English.
"Mon sport préféré est le rugby."
You get points for a try in the sport of rugby league and rugby union football.