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The Sports Archives – Tracing The Origins Of The Modern Rugby Boot!

When it comes to footwear, the kaleidoscopic range of colours and myriad of shapes that are available to Rugby players today means that you’d be forgiven for thinking that a typical game is as much of a fashion show as … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – Rugby Sevens – What’s It All About?

First played in 1883, Rugby 7’s is referred to by many different names which include the Borders Game, the “Short Game” or Seven-a-side.  Rugby 7’s was the brainchild of 2 butchers from Melrose who initially thought up the tournament as … Continue reading

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