Rugby Football During the Nineteenth Century by Paul R Spiring
A Collection of Contemporary Essays about the Game by Bertram Fletcher Robinson

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A fascinating insight into the early years of Rugby Football - carefully reproduced and enhanced with notes and commentaries. During the 1890s, The Times newspaper described Fletcher Robinson as a household name within rugby circles. Hence he was well qualified to write an anecdotal account of the origin of Rugby Union.

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Published February 16, 2010 by MX Publishing. 432 pages
Genres: History, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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