What does rugby stand for?

Updated: 12/8/2022
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The term Rugby comes from the town of Rugby in Warwichshire England. The game of Rugby Union is reputed to have been conceived at the Rugby Public School which was situated in the Town and remains there to this day.

Rugby League formally broke away from Union and became a separate sport in 1895.

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