- 1823: Named after Rugby School in Warwickshire where William Webb Ellis ‘with a fine disregard for the rules of football as played in his time, first took the ball in his arms and ran with it, thus originating the distinctive feature of the rugby game’. From the plaque at the school. (Wiktionary)
“However rugby league and rugby union are the only two sports referred to as \ "rugby\" today. tackle scrum”
“Easter, you see, the Harlequins and England No 8, is what they call a rugby-savvy kind of guy.”
“I know what's important to me in rugby and what I'd like to see evolve and change.”
“If the so-called "hard yards" win rugby matches, inches can also lose them and Saracens are now a country mile from progressing to the quarter-finals.”
“I wanted to be at a London club because I have opportunities off the field in rugby so I thought it was best to be around here where I am not so well recognised.”
“I still cannot get over how hard dancing is: rugby is easy in comparison.”
“Rolling substitutions are not allowed in rugby union but Brookes returned after the interval to replace the tighthead, Tim Ryan, who Newcastle later claimed was suffering from a back injury.”
“Of course, the fact that particularly in the UK rugby is very much an upper class sport definitely helps.”
“Being an Australian (from Melbourne, no less - little interest even in rugby here), I know precisely bugger-all about American football.”
“An occasional beer and a brief stint in rugby satisfy any urges I had in this direction.”
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