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The Sports Archives – A History Of Rugby League!

With the First Utility Rugby Super League in full swing, the centuries old debate concerning the differences between Rugby League and Rugby Union again comes to light. So, why do two versions of the same sport exist and what are … 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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The Sports Archives – Britain’s Rugby Stadiums: A Brief History

Come November, British rugby fans will flock to their respective fortresses to cheer on home nations as they do battle against a host of overseas touring sides in the autumn internationals. Let’s take a look at what you need to … Continue reading

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