Why was the sport called Rugby?
The name is derived form the Town and School the game is claimed to have been developed. The story of Webb-Ellis, a 15 year old student of Rugby School, Warwickshire in England UK states that during a game of what was then football (Soccer) William Webb Ellis picked up the ball and ran to the opposing sides goal line. The game developed from there in to the international sport it is today
The sport you are referring to is called Gaelic football, which is one of Ireland's national sports. There are a few things in it which you would find in rugby or in soccer, but it is a totally unique game in its own right with its own rules and history. So it would be wrong to say it is rugby and football together. Many ball sports have things in common with other ball sports, but…
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.