Football Gear & Equipment
In July 1858, Tom Wills , an Australian-born cricketer educated at Rugby College in England, wrote a letter to Bell’s Life in Victoria & Sporting Chronicle , calling for a “foot-ball club” with a “code of legal guidelines” to maintain cricketers match during winter. They had neither the time nor the inclination to engage in sport for recreation and, on the time, many children were part of the labour power Feast day football performed on the streets was in decline.
But varied rules of rugby had existed until the foundation of the Rugby Football Union in 1871. Sean McManus, the … Read the rest