Episkuros a game played by ancient Greeks a game with ball similar to rugby football. "Cnapan" or "criapan" was the term used in Wales for this sport. "Hurling over country" was term used by western countries. "Chole" was the term used by French men. During the 1100s, 'fute ball' was the game played by English villages.
English boarding schools had their particular variants of games as they were recognized to - the Eton Wall Game. Earlier game played during 1750 and1859 at the school allowed the players to handle the ball but were not acceptable to run with ball it in their hands towards the goal. There were no limits in the number of participants who can take part in the game. Earlier hundred of players took part in a kind of immense rolling mangle.
Between 1859 and 1865, modernization of running with the ball was implemented. The boys from rugby school for their edition of sport produced the first written rule in 1870.
PRINCIPLES AND RULES OF RUGBY:
A popular sport in different countries all through the nineteenth century was rugby. The sport was alienated in two most important domain, rugby union and rugby league. The Northern Rugby Football Union came up as a self-regulating body from the English Rugby Football Union.
It is played on a field of 100 meters length and 75 meters wide. The area at each pitch, of a measurement between ten to twenty-two meters, named as the dead-ball area. It initially starts with a kickoff to the challenger from mid-field. The ball must go further than the 10 meter line, any player of both team may get tenure of the ball.
It is ruled by a referee and two touch judges. It is ball handling game, there are seven backs and eight forwards in a team of 15 players there are two teams. When a player is not able to play, substitutions are allowed to play. There are quite a lot of ways to move the ball in rugby. A player in it can grasp, pass or kick the ball. The player can run until any opponent player tackles him. It can be passed to any other player.
The ball may be passed to any other player. It can be passed sideways or backward, never frontward. The key task is to make the most to get the possession of the ball. There is two 40 minute halves standard time for a match; however, additional time is tacked on for healing and recovery of injuries. Violations of laws to be matured by means of penalties award, lineouts. Points can be scored in numerous ways. Touchline is drawn on the side of the ground. The end boundary of the ground is termed as try line.