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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is the first novel by Irish writer James Joyce.
A Run for Your Money is a 1949 Ealing Studios comedy film starring Donald Houston and Meredith Edwards as two Welshmen visiting London for the first time.
Agustín Pichot (born 22 August 1974 in Buenos Aires) is a retired Argentine rugby union player, formerly captain of the Argentine team and the English club Bristol Shoguns.
Albert Gleizes (8 December 1881 – 23 June 1953) was a French artist, theoretician, philosopher, a self-proclaimed founder of Cubism and an influence on the School of Paris.
Albert Pell (12 March 1820 – 7 April 1907) was an English solicitor and Conservative Party politician.
Amateur sports are sports in which participants engage largely or entirely without remuneration.
American flag rugby (AFR) is a mixed-gender, non-contact version of rugby union and is a variant of the sport Tag Rugby.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
André Lhote (5 July 1885 – 24 January 1962) was a French Cubist painter of figure subjects, portraits, landscapes and still life.
An ankle-tap or tap-tackle is a form of tackle used in both codes of rugby and gridiron football.
Apartheid started in 1948 in theUnion of South Africa |year_start.
Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.
The Argentina national rugby team is organised by the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR, from the Spanish: Unión Argentina de Rugby).
The Argentine Rugby Union (Unión Argentina de Rugby, abbreviated "UAR") is the governing body for rugby union in Argentina.
Art competitions were held as part of the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Asia Rugby, formerly the Asian Rugby Football Union (ARFU), is the governing body of rugby union in Asia under the authority of World Rugby.
The Asian Games, also known as Asiad, is a continental multi-sport event held every four years among athletes from all over Asia.
The Australia national rugby union team, nicknamed the Wallabies, is controlled by Rugby Australia.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
Ba is a town in Fiji, 37 kilometres from Lautoka and 62 kilometres from Nadi, inland from the coast of Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.
Barcelona is a city in Spain.
Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Cymru Wales is a division of the BBC, and the national broadcaster for Wales.
BBC Radio 5 Live (also known as just 5 Live) is the BBC's national radio service that specialises in live BBC News, phone-ins, interviews and sports commentaries.
Beach rugby is a sport that is based on rugby union.
Bective Rangers Football Club is a rugby union club in Dublin, Ireland founded in 1881.
Bernard Lapasset MNZM (born 20 October 1947) is a French rugby administrator who was Chairman of the World Rugby from 2008 to 2016.
Blackheath Football Club is a rugby union club based in Well Hall, Eltham in south-east London, now playing National 1 league rugby at Well Hall, having moved from the famous Rectory Field in Blackheath at the end of the 2015-16 season.
The British & Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national teams of England, Scotland, and Wales – and Ireland.
The British Empire comprised the dominions, colonies, protectorates, mandates and other territories ruled or administered by the United Kingdom and its predecessor states.
British Guiana was the name of the British colony, part of the British West Indies (Caribbean), on the northern coast of South America, now known as the independent nation of Guyana.
BT Sport ESPN is a sports television channel provided by BT Consumer; a division of BT Group in the United Kingdom and Ireland, under licence from American sports broadcaster ESPN Inc. The channel was operated by ESPN from 3 August 2009 to 31 July 2013, when it was sold to BT and became part of its BT Sport package.
The Calcutta Cricket & Football Club (CC&FC) is a sports club based in Kolkata, India.
The Cambridge Rules were a code of rules for football first drawn up at Cambridge University, England, in 1848, by a committee that included H. de Winton and J. C. Thring.
The Cambridge University Rugby Union Football Club, sometimes abbreviated "CURUFC", is the rugby union club of the University of Cambridge.
Camp Nou ("new field", often referred to as the Nou Camp in English) is the home stadium of FC Barcelona since its completion in 1957.
Canadian football is a sport played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wide attempting to advance a pointed prolate spheroid ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone).
Cardiff Arms Park (Parc yr Arfau Caerdydd), also known as The Arms Park and the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park for sponsorship reasons from September 2014, is situated in the centre of Cardiff, Wales.
Charles John Monro (5 April 1851 – 9 April 1933), sometimes also referred to as Charles Munro in accordance with his clan name, is credited with introducing rugby union to New Zealand.
The Chinese women's national sevens rugby union team represents China at an international level in Rugby sevens.
Christ's College is a secondary school with academy status in East Finchley, London, United Kingdom.
In rugby union, a citing commissioner is an independent official, appointed by the competition organizer, the union in which the match is taking place, or the World Rugby, who is responsible for citing players who commit any act of foul play which in the opinion of the Citing Commissioner warranted the player concerned being Ordered Off (Red card).
A commemorative plaque, or simply plaque, or in other places referred to as a historical marker or historic plaque, is a plate of metal, ceramic, stone, wood, or other material, typically attached to a wall, stone, or other vertical surface, and bearing text or an image in relief, or both, to commemorate one or more persons, an event, a former use of the place, or some other thing.
A comparison of rugby league and rugby union is possible because of the games' similarities and shared origins.
Contact sports are sports that emphasize or require physical contact between players.
Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England, known as Lanchester Polytechnic until 1987, and Coventry Polytechnic until it was awarded university status in 1992.
The Currie Cup tournament is South Africa's premier domestic rugby union competition, played each winter and spring (June to October), featuring teams representing either entire provinces or substantial regions within provinces.
Daniel William Carter (born 5 March 1982) is a New Zealand rugby union player.
Daniël Hartman Craven (11 October 1910 – 4 January 1993) was a South African rugby union player (1931–38), national coach, national and international rugby administrator, academic, and author.
Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.
A drop goal, field goal, dropped goal, or pot is a method of scoring points in rugby union and rugby league and also, rarely, in American football and Canadian football.
The Dubai Sevens is an annual rugby sevens tournament held in Dubai, UAE.
Dublin is the capital of and largest city in Ireland.
Edinburgh (Dùn Èideann; Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas.
Edward Bramwell Clarke (31 January 1874 – 28 April 1934) was an educator in Meiji period Japan, who is credited with introducing the sport of rugby to Japan.
The Welsh Academy Encyclopaedia of Wales, published in January 2008, is a single-volume-publication encyclopaedia about Wales.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The England national rugby union team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship with France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales.
The England women's national rugby union team first played in 1982.
During the early modern era pupils, former pupils and teachers at English public schools developed and wrote down the first codes of football, most notably the Eton College (1815) and Aldenham school (1825) football rules.
ESPN The Magazine is a fortnightly sports magazine published by the ESPN sports network in Bristol, Connecticut, in the United States.
Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.
The European Rugby Champions Cup (known as the Heineken Champions Cup for sponsorship reasons) is an annual rugby union tournament organised by European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR).
The experimental law variations (ELVs) were a proposed set of amendments to the laws of rugby union.
Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) is the governing body for the sport of rugby union in Fiji.
Forever Strong is a sports film directed by Ryan Little and written by David Pliler and released on September 26, 2008.
The France women's national rugby union team first played in 1982.
The French Rugby Federation (Fédération Française de Rugby (FFR)) is the governing body for rugby union in France.
Sir Gareth Owen Edwards, CBE (born 12 July 1947) is a Welsh former rugby union player who played scrum-half and has been described by the BBC as "arguably the greatest player ever to don a Welsh jersey".
Gerald Ogilvie Laing (11 February 1936 – 23 November 2011) was a British pop artist and sculptor.
is credited with the introduction of rugby to Japan.
Rugby union is a team sport played between two teams of fifteen players.
Grand Slam is a 1978 sports comedy film produced by BBC Wales.
In several team sports, matches are played in two halves.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
"Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau" is the national anthem of Wales.
Henri Julien Félix Rousseau (May 21, 1844 – September 2, 1910) at the Guggenheim was a French post-impressionist painter in the Naïve or Primitive manner.
The home nations, refers collectively to England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland (countries of the United Kingdom), and in certain sports (e.g. rugby football) contexts, to England, Scotland, Wales and the whole island of Ireland.
The Hong Kong Sevens is considered the premier tournament on the World Rugby Sevens Series competition.
Independent News & Media plc (INM) is a media organisation based in Dublin, Ireland, and operating across several countries.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC; French: Comité International Olympique, CIO) is a Swiss private non-governmental organisation based in Lausanne, Switzerland, which is the authority responsible for the modern Olympic Games.
The International Rugby Hall of Fame (IRHOF) was a hall of fame for rugby union.
Invictus is a 2009 American-South African biographical sports drama film directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Morgan Freeman and Matt Damon.
The Ireland women's national rugby union team represents Ireland in international women's rugby union competitions such as the Women's Six Nations Championship and the Women's Rugby World Cup.
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) (Cumann Rugbaí na hÉireann) is the body managing rugby union in the island of Ireland (both Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland).
James Mary Magee (4 September 1872 in Dublin, Ireland – 18 January 1949 in County Wicklow) was an Irish cricketer and rugby union player.
James Naismith (November 6, 1861 – November 28, 1939) was an American physical educator, physician, chaplain, sports coach and innovator.
The Japan national rugby sevens team participates in competitions such as the World Rugby Sevens Series and the Rugby World Cup Sevens.
Jean Lucien Nicolas Jacoby (March 26, 1891 – September 9, 1936) was a Luxembourg artist.
John Carlin (born 12 May 1956), Curriculum Vitae is a journalist and author, who deals with both sports and politics.
A jump ball is a method used to begin or resume play in basketball.
"Ka Mate" is a Māori haka composed by Te Rauparaha, war leader of the Ngāti Toa tribe of the North Island of New Zealand.
L'Équipe (French for "the team") is a French nationwide daily newspaper devoted to sport, owned by Éditions Philippe Amaury.
The Laws of the Game (LOTG) are the codified rules that help define association football.
A line-out or lineout is a means by which, in rugby union, play is restarted after the ball has gone into touch.
The following is a list of international rugby union teams.
The following article lists the oldest known rugby union competitions.
Lonely Planet is the largest travel guide book publisher in the world.
Mainstream Publishing was a publishing company in Edinburgh, Scotland.
McGill University is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
Melrose Sevens is an annual rugby sevens event held by Melrose Rugby Club, in Melrose, Scotland.
Melrose (Maolros, "bald moor") is a small town and civil parish in the Scottish Borders, historically in Roxburghshire.
The Millennium Stadium (Stadiwm y Mileniwm), since 2016 named for sponsorship purposes as the Principality Stadium (Stadiwm Principality), is the national stadium of Wales, located in Cardiff.
Mini rugby, also known as New Image Rugby, is a form of rugby union designed to introduce the sport to children.
The Mitre 10 Cup is a rugby union professional competition for New Zealand unions.
The Montevideo Cricket Club (abbreviated "MVCC") is an Uruguayan sports club based in Montevideo, established in 1861 by English immigrants.
A mouthguard is a protective device for the mouth that covers the teeth and gums to prevent and reduce injury to the teeth, arches, lips and gums.
Murrayfield Stadium (known as BT Murrayfield Stadium for sponsorship reasons, or popularly as Murrayfield) is a sports stadium located in the west end of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland.
The National Post is a conservative Canadian English-language newspaper.
The National Rugby Championship, known as the NRC, is Australia's national professional rugby union football competition.
A national sport is considered to be an intrinsic part of the culture of a nation.
The Netherlands women's national rugby union team are a national sporting side of Netherlands, representing them at rugby union.
New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand Army rugby team of 1919 was a rugby union team which represented New Zealand after the end of the First World War.
The New Zealand national rugby sevens team competes in the World Rugby Sevens Series, Rugby World Cup Sevens, Summer Olympic Games and the Commonwealth Games.
The New Zealand national rugby union team, called the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is known as the country's national sport.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is the governing body of rugby union in New Zealand.
Oceania Rugby, previously known as the Federation of Oceania Rugby Unions (FORU), is the regional governing body for rugby union in Oceania.
Old Scores is a 1991 television film jointly produced by New Zealand and Wales, about the two countries' mutual national sport of rugby union.
The Oxford University Rugby Football Club (Oxford University RFC or OURFC) is the rugby union club of the University of Oxford.
Penalty cards are used in many sports as a means of warning, reprimanding or penalising a player, coach or team official.
The Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU) is the governing body for rugby union in the Philippines.
Portora Royal School located in Enniskillen, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, was one of the 'free schools' founded by the Royal Charter in 1608, by James I. Originally called Enniskillen Royal School, the school was established some ten years after the Royal Decree, in 1618, 15 miles outside Enniskillen at Ballybalfour, before moving to Enniskillen in 1661.
Premiership Rugby (officially known as Gallagher Premiership Rugby, or the Gallagher Premiership due to sponsorship reasons) is an English professional rugby union competition.
The PRO14 (known as the Guinness PRO14 for sponsorship reasons) is an annual rugby union competition involving professional sides from Ireland, Italy, Scotland, South Africa and Wales.
Racing 92 is a French rugby union club based in suburban Paris that was formed in 2001 with the collaboration of the Racing Club de France and US Métro.
Rugby Club Toulonnais, also known as RCT but usually Toulon) (Rugbi Club Tolonenc) is a French professional rugby union club based in Toulon in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur. A current participant in the first-tier Top 14 competition, they have won the national competition on four occasions. Established in 1908, Toulon currently play their home games at the Stade Mayol, although they have begun to take high-profile matches to the 60,000-seat Stade Vélodrome in Marseille, playing one match there in 2008–09 and two in both 2009–10 and 2010–11. The club colours are red and black. Toulon were Pro D2 champions in 2005, but after finishing 14th in the 2005-06 Top 14 season, they were relegated back down. After signing a number of high-profile players, the club made a strong run at promotion in the 2006–07 season, and succeeded in their promotion quest in 2007–08, winning that season's Pro D2 crown with two rounds to spare. They struggled to avoid relegation for much of the 2008–09 Top 14 season, but a late-season surge brought them to ninth place and safety. Their 2009–10 Top 14 season was more successful, with a second-place regular-season finish and a semi-final place domestically and a runner-up finish in the 2009–10 European Challenge Cup. In 2012, they again advanced to the Challenge Cup final, losing to Biarritz, and advanced to the Top 14 final, losing to Toulouse. In May 2013 Toulon won the 2013 Heineken Cup Final by 16–15 against Clermont Auvergne, and lost the Top 14 Final against Castres in June. They retained the Heineken Cup with a 23–6 win over Saracens in May 2014. They added a historic 3rd win in a row with a 24–18 win over Clermont in the 2015 final.
The RFU Championship, known for sponsorship reasons as the Greene King IPA Championship from 2013–14, is the second tier of the English rugby union league system and was founded in September 1987.
Richard Hugh McCaw (born 31 December 1980) is a retired New Zealand rugby union player.
Robert Delaunay (12 April 1885 – 25 October 1941) was a French artist who, with his wife Sonia Delaunay and others, co-founded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of strong colours and geometric shapes.
Rugby Africa, is the administrative body for rugby union within the continent of Africa under the authority of World Rugby, which is the world governing body of rugby union.
Rugby Americas North, abbreviated as RAN, is the governing body for rugby union in the North American continental region.
Rugby Australia, known as the Australian Rugby Union until 2017, is the governing body of rugby union in Australia.
A rugby ball is an elongated ellipsoidal ball used in rugby football.
Rugby Europe is the administrative body for rugby union in Europe.
Rugby football refers to the team sports rugby league and rugby union.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England.
The Rugby Football Union for Women (RFUW) was the governing body for women's rugby union in England.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rugby Pro D2, also known as Pro D2 is the second tier of rugby union club competition division in France.
Rugby School is a day and boarding co-educational independent school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
Rugby sevens (commonly known simply as sevens), and originally known as Seven-a-side rugby is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players playing seven minute halves, instead of the usual 15 players playing 40 minute halves.
Rugby sevens at the Commonwealth Games has been played every tournament since its first appearance at the 1998 Commonwealth Games, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
A rugby shirt is a shirt worn by players of rugby union or rugby league.
Rugby shorts are a type of shorts that are worn while playing rugby.
Rugby tens, also known as ten-a-side and Xs, is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of ten players, typically five forwards and five backs.
Rugby union at the 1900 Summer Olympics was played in Paris.
Rugby union at the 1908 Summer Olympics.
Rugby union at the 1920 Summer Olympics was played in Antwerp.
At the 1924 Summer Olympics held in Paris, United States beat the other two competitors in the rugby union tournament, winning the gold medal.
Rugby union in Argentina is a popular team sport.
Rugby Union is a winter sport in Australia with a history dating back to 1864.
Rugby union in Bahrain is a minor but growing sport.
Rugby union in Barbados is a minor, but relatively successful sport.
Rugby union in Belgium is a growing sport.
Rugby union in Bermuda is a popular sport.
Rugby union in Brazil is a minor but growing sport, with rugby union increasing in popularity at universities across Brazil.
Rugby union is a moderately popular sport in Canada; it is quite strong as a participation sport, particularly in several hotspots like British Columbia, Atlantic Canada (particularly in Newfoundland and Labrador), and Ontario but does not attract the same level of spectator support yet, likely because the CFL's popular brand of Canadian Football is still similar to rugby in many ways, whilst also being the gridiron game.
Rugby union in Chile is a fairly popular sport.
Rugby union in China is a growing sport; however, it is still not overly popular.
Rugby union in Czechoslovakia was a moderately popular sport.
Rugby union in England is one of the leading professional and recreational team sports.
Rugby union in Fiji is a popular team sport and is considered to be the national sport of the country.
Rugby union in France is a popular team sport.
Rugby union in Georgia is a popular team sport.
Rugby union in Germany is a minor but growing sport with 124 men's clubs and 5 women's clubs competing in 4 men's and 1 women's national leagues.
Rugby union in Hong Kong is long established, partly as a result of its being a British colony.
Rugby union is a minor sport in India.
Rugby union in Ireland is a popular team sport.
Rugby union in Israel was brought to the country by British soldiers during the British Mandate for Palestine.
Rugby union in Italy is governed by the Italian Rugby Federation.
Rugby union in Ivory Coast is essentially amateur, with some degree of semi-professionalization in its top-flight league and the national rugby union team.
Rugby union in Jamaica is a minor but growing sport.
Rugby union in Japan is a moderately popular sport.
Rugby union in Kenya is a popular sport, in particular due to the success of the Kenya national rugby sevens team in the rugby sevens format, and tournaments such as the Safari Sevens, which has been growing yearly, and now includes numerous international teams.
Rugby union in Lithuania is a minor but growing sport.
Rugby union in Madagascar is a popular team sport.
Rugby union is the unofficial national sport of New Zealand.
Rugby union is the most popular sport in Niue.
Papua New Guinea is a tier three rugby union playing nation.
Rugby union in Paraguay is a secondary sport.
Rugby union in Poland is a minor but growing sport.
Rugby union in Portugal is a growing sport, though still a long distance from association football.
Rugby union is a moderately popular team sport played in Romania with a tradition of more than 90 years.
Rugby union in Russia is a moderately popular sport.
Rugby union in Samoa is the country's most popular sport.
Rugby union in Scotland is a team sport.
Rugby union is not a major sport in Singapore.
Rugby union in South Africa is a very popular team sport, along with cricket and football, and is widely played all over the country.
Rugby union in South Korea is a minor but growing sport.
Rugby union is a growing team sport in Spain.
Rugby union in Sri Lanka is mainly played at a semi-professional and recreational level.
Rugby union in the Arab states of the Persian Gulf is a minor, but growing sport.
Rugby union in the Cook Islands is a popular sport.
Rugby union in the Netherlands is a minor but growing sport.
Rugby union in Solomon Islands is a popular sport.
Rugby union in the United States is a growing national sport.
Rugby union is the national sport of Tonga.
Rugby union in Trinidad and Tobago is a popular sport.
Rugby union in Uganda has been played since colonial times when it was introduced by the British.
Rugby union in Uruguay is considered a popular sport.
Rugby union in Wales is the national sport and is considered a large part of national culture.
Rugby union in Zambia is a minor but growing sport.
Rugby union in Zimbabwe is a significant sport.
In the game of rugby union, there are 15 players on each team, comprising eight forwards (numbered 1–8) and seven backs (numbered 9–15).
The Rugby World Cup is a men's rugby union tournament contested every four years between the top international teams.
The Rugby World Cup Sevens is the premier stand-alone international rugby sevens competition outside the Olympic Games.
The Samoa Rugby Union is the governing body of the sport of rugby union in Samoa.
SANZAAR (South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina Rugby) is the body which operates Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship competitions in Rugby Union.
The Scotland national rugby union team is administered by the Scottish Rugby Union.
The Scottish Rugby Union (SRU; Aonadh Rugbaidh na h-Alba) is the governing body of rugby union in Scotland.
In rugby union a scrum is a means of restarting play after a minor infringement.
The scrum cap is a form of headgear used by rugby players to protect the ears in the scrum, which can otherwise suffer injuries leading to the condition commonly known as cauliflower ears.
A shin guard or shin pad is a piece of equipment worn on the front of a player’s shin to protect them from injury.
The Six Nations Championship (recently known as the NatWest 6 Nations for sponsorship reasons) is an annual international rugby union competition between the teams of England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.
Snow rugby refers to forms of rugby union, which are especially adapted to be played in winter conditions, particularly deep snow.
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) is the governing body for rugby union in South Africa and is affiliated to World Rugby.
South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.
A spheroid, or ellipsoid of revolution, is a quadric surface obtained by rotating an ellipse about one of its principal axes; in other words, an ellipsoid with two equal semi-diameters.
The Stade de France is the national stadium of France, located just north of Paris in the commune of Saint-Denis.
The Stadio Flaminio is a stadium in Rome.
The Stadio Olimpico is the main and largest sports facility of Rome, Italy.
Stadium Australia, commercially known as ANZ Stadium and formerly as Telstra Stadium, is a multi-purpose stadium located in the Sydney Olympic Park, in Sydney, Australia.
Sudamérica Rugby, known as Confederación Sudamericana de Rugby (CONSUR) between 1989 and 2015, is the governing body for rugby union within South America, and in recent years has expanded to cover most of Central America.
Super Rugby is a professional men's rugby union football competition in the Southern Hemisphere and Japan.
Swedish football (Svensk fotboll) was a code of football devised and played in Sweden from the 1870s to the early 1890s, when the modern association football was introduced.
Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Tag rugby, or flag rugby, is a non-contact team game in which each player wears a belt that has two velcro tags attached to it, or shorts with velcro patches.
Major Sir Tasker Watkins (18 November 1918 – 9 September 2007) was a Lord Justice of Appeal and deputy Lord Chief Justice.
A team sport includes any sport which involves two or more players working together towards a shared objective.
Edward "Teddy" Morgan (22 May 1880 – 1 September 1949) was a Welsh international rugby union player.
"The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire", written by British author Arthur Conan Doyle, is one of 12 Sherlock Holmes stories collected between 1921–1927 as The Case-Book of Sherlock Holmes.
The Football Association (FA) is the governing body of association football in England, the Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey, and the Isle of Man.
The Original All Blacks (also known simply as "The Originals") were the first New Zealand national rugby union team to tour outside Australasia.
The Rugby Championship is an international rugby union competition contested annually by Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa.
"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States.
The Varsity Match is an annual rugby union fixture played between the universities of Oxford and Cambridge in England.
Tom Brown's School Days (sometimes written Tom Brown's Schooldays, also published under the titles Tom Brown at Rugby, School Days at Rugby, and Tom Brown's School Days at Rugby) is an 1857 novel by Thomas Hughes.
Thomas Williams (1860 – 4 February 1913) was a Welsh rugby union forward who played club rugby for Cardiff and Pontypridd and international rugby for Wales.
The Top 14 is a professional rugby union club competition that is played in France created in 1892.
Touch is the area outside two touch-lines which define the sides of the playing area in a game of rugby football.
Touch rugby refers to games derived from rugby football in which players do not tackle each other but instead touch their opponents using their hands on any part of the body, clothing, or the ball.
A try is a way of scoring points in rugby union and rugby league football.
Twickenham Stadium (usually known as Twickenham or Twickers) is a rugby union stadium in Twickenham, south west London, England.
The 2016 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2016 or simply Euro 2016, was the 15th UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Europe organised by UEFA.
The United States women's national rugby union team was officially formed in 1987.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
USA Rugby (officially the United States of America Rugby Football Union, Ltd.) is the national governing body for the sport of rugby union in the United States.
Utrecht is a city and municipality in the Netherlands, capital and most populous city of the province of Utrecht.
Victor Matfield (born 11 May 1977) is a former South African rugby union player.
The Wales national rugby union team (Tîm rygbi'r undeb cenedlaethol Cymru) competes annually in the Six Nations Championship with England, France, Ireland, Italy and Scotland.
The Webb Ellis Cup is the trophy awarded to the winner of the Rugby World Cup, the premier competition in men's international rugby union.
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) (Undeb Rygbi Cymru) is the governing body of rugby union in Wales, recognised by the sport's international governing body, World Rugby.
Wheelchair rugby (originally murderball, and known as quad rugby in the United States) is a team sport for athletes with a disability.
The Reverend William Webb Ellis (24 November 1806 – 24 January 1872) was an English Anglican clergyman and the alleged inventor of rugby football whilst a pupil at Rugby School.
The Women's Rugby World Cup is the premier international competition in rugby union for women.
The Women's Six Nations Championship is an international rugby union competition contested between six European women's national teams.
World Rugby is the world governing body for the sport of rugby union and rugby sevens.
The World Rugby Hall of Fame (formerly the IRB Hall of Fame) recognises special achievement and contribution to the sport of rugby union.
The Nations Cup is a rugby union competition that was first held in 2006 at Estádio Universitário in Lisbon with Argentina A, Italy A, Portugal and Russia taking part.
The Pacific Nations Cup is an international rugby union competition currently held between three Pacific nations: Fiji, Samoa and Tonga.
The World Rugby Rankings (formerly the IRB Rankings) is a ranking system for men's national teams in rugby union, managed by World Rugby, the sport's governing body.
The World Rugby Sevens Series is an annual series of international rugby sevens tournaments run by World Rugby featuring national sevens teams.
The World Rugby Under 20 Championship (known as the IRB Junior World Championship until 2014) is an international rugby union competition.
The World Rugby Under 20 Trophy (known as the IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy until 2014) is an international rugby union competition.
The World Rugby Women's Sevens Series, known as the HSBC Women's World Rugby Sevens Series for sponsorship reasons, is a series of international rugby sevens tournaments for women's national teams run by World Rugby.
The 1871 rugby union match between Scotland and England played on 27 March 1871 was the world's very first international rugby union match.
The 1888 British Isles tour to New Zealand and Australia was a tour by a British rugby union team, known at the time as the "English Footballers", throughout New Zealand and Australia.
The 1888–89 New Zealand Native football team was a New Zealand rugby union team that toured Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand in 1888 and 1889.
The 1900 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1900), today officially known as the Games of the II Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that took place in Paris, France, in 1900.
The 1906–07 South Africa tour of Europe was a collection of friendly rugby union games undertaken by the South Africa national team against the four British Home Nation teams.
The 1908 Summer Olympics, officially the Games of the IV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was held in 1908 in London, United Kingdom from 27 April to 31 October 1908.
The 1908–09 Australia rugby union tour of the British Isles was a collection of friendly rugby union games undertaken by the Australia national rugby union team against invitational and national teams from England and Wales, as well as several games against sides from North America.
The 1920 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1920; Olympische Zomerspelen van de VIIe Olympiade), officially known as the Games of the VII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event in 1920 in Antwerp, Belgium.
The 1924 Summer Olympics (Les Jeux olympiques d'été de 1924), officially known as the Games of the VIII Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event which was celebrated in 1924 in Paris, France.
The 1975 Five Nations Championship was the forty-sixth series of the rugby union Five Nations Championship.
The 1991 Women's Rugby World Cup was the first Women's Rugby World Cup.
The 1994 Women's Rugby World Cup was the second world cup for women.
The 1995 Rugby World Cup was the third Rugby World Cup.
The 1996 Women's Home Nations Championship was the first Women's Home Nations Championship and was won by England, who achieved the Triple Crown.
The 1998 Asian Games, officially known as the XIII Asiad, was an Asian multi-sport event celebrated in Bangkok, Thailand from December 6 to 20, 1998, with 377 events in 36 sports and disciplines participated by 6,554 athletes across the continent.
The 1998 Commonwealth Games (Malay: Sukan Komanwel 1998), officially known as the XVI Commonwealth Games (Malay: Sukan Komanwel ke-16), was a multi-sport event held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The 1998 Women's Rugby World Cup was the first world cup fully sanctioned by the International Rugby Board (IRB) and the third Women's Rugby World Cup in history.
The 2002 Women's Rugby World Cup was the second World Cup fully sanctioned by the sports governing body the International Rugby Board (IRB).
The 2006 Women's Rugby World Cup (officially IRB Rugby World Cup 2006 Canada) took place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
The 2006 Women's Six Nations Championship, also known as the 2006 RBS Women's 6 Nations due to the tournament's sponsorship by the Royal Bank of Scotland, was the fifth series of the rugby union Women's Six Nations Championship and was won by, who achieved the Grand Slam.
The 2007 Rugby World Cup was the sixth Rugby World Cup, a quadrennial international rugby union competition inaugurated in 1987.
The 2010 Women's Rugby World Cup was the sixth edition of the Women's Rugby World Cup and was held in England.
The 2012 Rugby Championship was the inaugural annual rugby union series between the national rugby union teams of New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and Argentina.
The 2012 Women's Six Nations Championship, also known as the 2012 RBS Women's Six Nations due to the tournament's sponsorship by the Royal Bank of Scotland, was the 11th series of the Women's Six Nations Championship, an annual women's rugby union competition between six European rugby union national teams.
The 2014 Asian Games (2014nyeon asian geim, Hanja:2014年 아시안 게임), officially known as the 17th Asian Games, was an Asian multi-sport event held in Incheon, South Korea.
The 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup was the seventh edition of the Women's Rugby World Cup, and the sixth held in Europe.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
The 2017 Rugby Championship was the sixth edition of the expanded annual southern hemisphere Rugby Championship, featuring Argentina, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.
This article is about the rugby union competition, for the rugby league competition see the 2017 Women's Rugby League World Cup. The 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup was the eighth edition of the Women's Rugby World Cup and was held in Ireland in August 2017.
The 2017 Women's Six Nations Championship, also known as the 2017 RBS Women's Six Nations due to the tournament's sponsorship by the Royal Bank of Scotland, is the 16th series of the Women's Six Nations Championship, an annual women's rugby union competition between six European rugby union national teams.
The 2019 Rugby World Cup will be the ninth Rugby World Cup, to be held in Japan from September 20 to November 2.
The 2020 Summer Olympics, officially known as the and commonly known as Tokyo 2020, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020.