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Thursday, 17 March 2022

Rugby Game

 Rugby football stems from the form of the game played at Rugby School, which former pupils then introduced to their universities.Former Rugby School student Albert Pell is credited with having formed the first  football team while a student at Cambridge former pupils from Rugby and Eton attempting to carry their preferred rules through to their universities.  A significant event in the early development of rugby football was the production of a written set of rules at Rugby School in 1845   followed by the Cambridge Rules that were drawn up in University.  Major private schools each used different rules during this early period, with former pupils from Rugby and Eton attempting to carry their preferred rules through to their universities.  A significant event in the early development of rugby football was the production of a written set of rules at Rugby School in 1845,  followed by the Cambridge Rules that were drawn up in Formed in 1863, the national governing body The Football Association (FA) began codifying a set of universal football rules. These new rules specifically banned players from running with the ball in hand and also disallowed hacking (kicking playershins), both of which s in thewere legal and common tactics under the Rugby School's rules of the sport. In protest at the imposition of the new rules, the Blackheath Club left the FA  followed by several other clubs that also favoured the "Rugby Rules . Although these clubs decided to ban hacking soon afterwards, the the clubs that had favoured the Rugby Rules formed the Rugby Football Union in 1871, and their code became known as rugby football.






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