Receive breaking rugby information, crew and player announcements, exclusive content material and ticket presale info. The Rugby Sevens competition is split between the Trophy and Championship. The origin of rugby soccer is reputed to be an incident throughout a game of English faculty soccer at Rugby Faculty in 1823, when William Webb Ellis is said to have picked up the ball and run with it. 6 Although the evidence for the story is doubtful, it was immortalised at the school with a plaque unveiled in 1895.
The Rugby Championship is the Southern Hemisphere’s annual worldwide series for that area’s top … Read the rest