Wednesday, 5 July 2017

A Rugby Timeline

From Kick-Off To Cup - A Rugby Timeline  (School Journal Pt 2 No. 2 2011)

What year did this happen?
Rugby was invented by William Webb Ellis
The first official rugby match in NZ was played in Nelson
A team from New Zealand played 107 games in Britain
The NZRFU was formed
The NZ Maori team played in Australia for the first time
Lui Paewai played for New Zealand at the age of 17
The first ‘All Blacks’ team toured Britain and France
The first Rugby World Cup was won by New Zealand

The first Women’s Rugby World Cup was also won by NZ             

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