Biggest Rugby Rivalries in the UK

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Ever since Rugby was brought into the professional era, derbies have risen around the United Kingdon in both Rugby League and Rugby Union. These Rugby Rivalries have grown so much, leagues pre-plan the derby dates in advance. Here, we’ll look at some of the biggest derbies in both Rugby League and Rugby Union. Rugby Nation Derbies In Rugby Union, there’s no bigger derby than England v Wales. Geographically, the two Nations are direct rivals and history suggests that the English have oppressed the Welsh throughout the ages. The Welsh love…

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What’s the difference between Rugby Union and League?

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As we know, there are two different types of Rugby, Rugby League, and Rugby Union. These games may seem similar but are completely different in terms of tactics, game management, and playing styles. Here, we’ll go over both forms of Rugby highlighting the key differences and similarities along the way. In 1871, the Rugby Football Union was formed which was in place to regulate what could happen in the game of Rugby. Their reluctance to go professional, however, forced many players to form their own code with teams in Yorkshire…

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