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The best pictures of the first game of Rugby

Posted in Best pictures, Children, Education, games, Historical articles, History, Institutions, Sport, Sporting Heroes on Wednesday, 16 September 2015

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The best pictures of the first game of Rugby are images of William Webb Ellis famously picking up the ball at Rugby School and making sporting history.
The first picture shows that unusual game of football at Rugby School.

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William Webb Ellis playing rugby at Rugby by Peter Jackson

The second picture is a smaller record of the handball moment.

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William Webb Ellis handling the ball at Rugby by Pat Nicolle

The third picture is a more amusing version of events on the pitch at Rugby.

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William Webb Ellis picked up the ball and ran with it… and invented rugby by Richard Hook

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