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 Wales national rugby union team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, rugby union in Wales quickly developed and by the turn of the century Wales was one of the most feared teams in international rugby, winning the (then) British Championship six times and finishing runners-up six times in its first twelve years.
The Welsh Rugby Union was formed in 1881 in Glamorganshire, to organise a match between England and Wales.
Calls for rugby union to become professional had been ignored for a number of years previously and they would only get stronger as the 1990s grew on and the defections continued.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wales_national_rugby_union_team   (1525 words)

  
 Tonga national rugby union team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Tonga national rugby union team is nicknamed Ikale Tahi (Sea Eagles).
Rugby was brought to the region in the early 20th Century by sailors and missionaries and the Tonga Rugby Football Union was formed in late 1923.
Despite a total population of just 100,000 and a rugby playing population of less than 800 seniors Tonga is remarkably good at rugby union.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tonga_national_rugby_union_team   (578 words)

  
 Scotland national rugby union team - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rugby union in Scotland is administered by the Scottish Rugby Union, a founder member of the International Rugby Board in 1886 with fellow Celtic nations Ireland and Wales.
After a poor start in the Six Nations 2003-04 in which Scotland did not win a single match and so qualified for rugby's version of the wooden spoon, things were believed to be steadily improving once again under the Australian coach Matt Williams, the first foreigner to coach the national team.
Meanwhile the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) is under new management, Chief Executive Phil Anderton was leading the way back to financial solvency and implementing major reforms to reverse the decline of the game in Scotland, but he resigned in January 2005 after his boss David Mackay was forced to resign by the SRU's general committee.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scotland_national_rugby_union_team   (1556 words)

  
 Scottish Rugby Union - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Scottish Football Union (foreunner of the SRU) was founded in 1873 and was a founding member of the International Rugby Board in 1886 with Ireland and Wales.
The Scottish Rugby Union plc is the official title of the governing body of rugby union in Scotland, usually referred to as the Scottish Rugby Union (often abbreviated to SRU) or just as "Scottish Rugby".
The SRU owns Murrayfield Stadium, which is the main home ground of the Scottish national team, though in 2004 international rugby games were played at Hampden Park in Glasgow and McDiarmid Park in Perth, as part of the SRU's campaign to reach out to new audiences outside the traditional rugby areas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Scottish_Rugby_Union   (507 words)

  
 England national rugby union team biography .ms
Many of the strongest teams and players were lost and the national squad was weakened, and the Welsh became the dominant force in the Four Nations.
After criticism for playing boring rugby dominated by forward play and kicking, Will Carling's team played a running game in the final against Australia but lost 12 - 6.
The England team were winning the occasional tournament, yet failing to establish any kind of supremacy, apart from in the mid 1950s.
www.biography.ms /England_national_rugby_union_team.html   (1011 words)

  
 Calcutta Cup - TheBestLinks.com - England, Rugby union, Scotland, Six Nations Championship, ...
The Calcutta Cup is a rotating trophy awarded to the winner of an annual rugby union match between the national teams of England and Scotland.
The two countries' rugby governing bodies, the Rugby Football Union (England) and the Scottish Rugby Union, are now considering a plan to add a second Calcutta Cup fixture each year, outside of the Six Nations.
Currently, the Calcutta Cup is contested in the annual match between the two nations in the Six Nations Championship.
www.thebestlinks.com /Calcutta_Cup.html   (181 words)

  
 Rugby Football Union - Simple Detail
The Scots formed their own Rugby Union in 1873; the Irish Rugby Union was formed in 1879 and the Welsh Rugby Union in 1880.
The RFU was a founder member of the Five Nations Championship (now the Six Nations) that was started in 1910 and has been putting on international rugby fixtures ever since.
It is a sterling silver trophy with 15 side panels representing the 15 members of the team and with three handles to represent the three officials.
www.rfu.com /index.cfm/fuseaction/RFUHome.Simple_Detail/StoryTypeId/26/SectionId/43   (2083 words)

  
 rugby scotland team uk search results with Scotland.com
Scotland national rugby union team Rugby union in Scotland is administered by the Scottish Rugby Union, a founder member of the International Rugby
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 BBC SPORT Rugby Union Rugby World Cup Team Pages England Nation-stopping stuff?
England's greatest chance for a day of national sporting celebration since 1966 flickers tantalisingly on the horizon with the Rugby World Cup final against Australia in Sydney.
But the Confederation of British Industry admitted that while the rugby ranks would boost the coffers of selected establishments, they would in fact be living in their own little bubble.
Coach Clive Woodward's men are ploughing territory uncharted for more than 30 years as England attempt to conquer the rugby world and catapult the nation back to the top of the sporting tree.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/rugby_union/rugby_world_cup/team_pages/england/3283973.stm   (782 words)

  
 BBC SPORT Rugby Union Internationals Scotland plan national revolution
Scotland coach Matt Williams wants a massive overhaul of the country's club game to ensure the international side is made up only of home-based players.
Williams added that he "hoped" to force Scotland's pro teams to field just two overseas players as of next season.
Williams has warned players they will not be selected for future teams if they continue to ply their trade in a different country, while Edinburgh, Glasgow and The Borders will have to rely on home talent.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/rugby_union/international/3322041.stm   (490 words)

  
 Matt Williams (rugby coach) - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Matt Williams the rugby coach was the head coach of the Scotland national rugby union team.
He worked for the Scottish Rugby Union full-time, and was the first foreign head coach of Scotland.
Williams was appointed after Ian McGeechan stepped up from the Scottish head coach role to become the SRU's Director of Rugby, shortly after the end of the Rugby Union World Cup in 2003.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Matt_Williams_%28rugby_coach%29   (303 words)

  
 Rugby Football Union - tScholars.com
Since 1890 the RFU has recognised the International Rugby Board as the world governing and law-making body for the game of Rugby Union.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the rugby union governing body in England.
Among the Union's chief activities are conferences, organising international matches, and educating and training players and officials.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Rugby_Football_Union   (313 words)

  
 Twickenham Stadium - tScholars.com
It is the home of England's Rugby Football Union, and as such primarily a venue for rugby union.
Museum of Rugby - which is located at the stadium.
1959 : To mark 50 years of the ground, a combined side of England and Wales beat Ireland and Scotland by 26 points to 17.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Twickenham_stadium   (410 words)

  
 scottish rugby
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Williams sacked as Scotland coach 2005-04-26 09:20:36 The Scottish Rugby Union has terminated the contract of coach Matt Williams and two of his assistants.Full Story...
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 Allblacks.com - the official website of the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team and rugby union
Contains the latest rugby news from New Zealand and the NZRU along with other great deals, offers, fixtures and results.
New Zealand wins: Watch the moment New Zealand was awarded the 2011 Rugby World Cup and then words from NZRU Chairman Jock Hobbs and CEO Chris Moller.
Piri vs. Keven: Watch the highlights from game one of the All Blacks in-house EA 2005 Rugby video game featuring Piri Weepu and Keven Mealamu.
www.allblacks.com   (272 words)

  
 Gabby Logan - TheBestLinks.com - April 24, Football (soccer), TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, 1974, ...
She is married to former Scotland international rugby player Kenny Logan.
She became somewhat of a sex icon for being a female who knew about the male-dominated world of football.
www.thebestlinks.com /Gabby_Logan.html   (140 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited Sport Rugby union Team by team
Rugby union: Wallabies leadership braced against the winds of change
A stable team but living without Wilkinson means Jamie Noon will have to continue the progress he made at the end of last season, when he turned into something of a leader, while Dave Walder will need to reach new heights.
Castaignède predicts Another team at the crossroads but mainly because of the absence of the charismatic Brendan Venter, the "head" of the team.
sport.guardian.co.uk /rugbyunion/story/0,10069,1040286,00.html   (1806 words)

  
 scotland rugby
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www.sportinworld.com /rugby/scotlandrugby   (957 words)

  
 Scotland360.com - The Scottish Search Engine
Scotland has many national sporting associations, such as the Scottish Football Association (SFA) or the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU).
Scotland cannot compete in the Olympic Games independently however, and Scottish athletes must compete as part of the Great Britain team if they wish to take part.
Scotland does send its own team to compete in the Commonwealth Games.
www.scotland360.com /sport.html   (189 words)

  
 sport.iafrica.com today's news Blackadder joins Scotland staff
Former All Blacks captain Todd Blackadder has been appointed assistant to new Scotland national rugby union coach Matt Williams for the remainder of the 2003-04 season.
The 32-year-old, who has been praised for his work as a player and coach with Edinburgh, said that he wanted to return Scotland to the top of international rugby.
His experience as a winning captain in international rugby with the All Blacks, and as a winning captain in both the Super 12 and NPC with Canterbury, will be invaluable to our squad," said Williams.
sport.iafrica.com /news/289812.htm   (417 words)

  
 World of Rugby League - rleague.com
It was the signing that gave birth to rugby league in Australia, but a new book claims that Dally Messenger's switch of codes in 1907 stopped Aussie rules becoming the main code in NSW and Queensland, and, ironically, ensured rugby union's survival...
Bridgend Blue Bulls won the "Team of the Year" trophy in the TotalRL...
The same 11 teams that contested this year’s Queensland Wizard Cup will once again line up in the 2006 competition...
www.rleague.com   (727 words)

  
 Sale Sharks - Enpsychlopedia
Part of the process of creating a rugby union team to represent the North West region has been in the development of a strong academy.
Off the field, Peter Deakin was recruited from Warrington Wolves rugby league as Chief Executive to employ the skills he had used with the Bradford Bulls and Saracens and he made an immediate impact in raising the club's profile until hit by the serious illness which claimed his life in February 2003.
Scotland skipper Bryan Redpath was joined by Stuart Pinkerton, Barry Stewart, Graeme Bond, Jason White and Andrew Sheridan.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Sale_Sharks   (725 words)

  
 Leeds Tykes - Enpsychlopedia
Leeds Tykes is an English rugby union club, based in Leeds, that currently competes in the Guinness Premiership, the highest level of the sport in England.
After several youngsters became interested in rugby after watching Leeds St. Johns, later to become Leeds Rhinos rugby league team.
Forty internationals have played for one team or the other perhaps the best known being Peter Winterbottom, Ian McGeechan and Chris Rea who played for Headingley.
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 The Ultimate Category:Scottish rugby union - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Ultimate Category:Scottish rugby union - American History Information Guide and Reference
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 Rygbi Pontypridd Rugby - Official Website / Y Wefan Swyddogol: The Valleys' premier Rugby team
Rygbi Pontypridd Rugby - Official Website / Y Wefan Swyddogol: The Valleys' premier Rugby team
Pontypridd Supporters Club are continuing to organise bus travel to all away games this season, and following on from the team’s successful start to the season, bookings for the Ponty away days are on the up.
Before you get too excited Ponty haven't been in the transfer market for Anton and Byron,it's their under 16s namesakes, hooker Sam Oliver and scrum half Lee Kelleher, who both had fine games in their team’s hard fought win against Nelson.
www.ponty.net   (265 words)

  
 Scottish Rugby
The frost has taken its toll on the BT Premiership & National League fixtures this afternoon.
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