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Legend has it that Rugby was invented at Rugby School in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, England in 1823 by William Webb Ellis. Whilst playing football he picked the ball up and ran with it.

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the first sport ever invented was rugby, in Greenland! :)


why was any sport invented? to have fun and compete. also see How did rugby originate?


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There is much debate but William Webb Ellis is said to have invented the sport.


Rugby is over 130 years old being invented in 1876 by William Webb Ellis.


There has been some discussion over this. However, rugby is not the parent sport of football. The name football originated from Europe, and the sport was invented by a very smart person!


Yes the name for the sport rugby came from the place (Rugby School) where the sport was first played


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Rugby was invented in a scholl in the town of rugby. A group of boys were playing football and one of them decided to pick the ball up they then went on to invent some rules and it became a reconised sport. The person who picked up the ball is known to be called 'Webb Eliss' and there is know a rugby brand named after him.


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