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How was rugby invented?

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January 14, 2012 4:02PM

Many people believe that the game of rugby was created in 1823

when, one, William Webb Ellis 'with fine disregard for the rules of

football, as played in his time at Rugby school, first took the

ball in his arms and ran with it, thus originating the distinctive

feature of the game of Rugby'.

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