Today marks the 10th anniversary of England’s big win at Rugby World Cup 2003. A decade on from this momentous moment, sports fans are now looking forward to 2015, when Rugby World Cup comes to English shores. Here, we proudly present The Real History of Rugby, from its invention by William Webb Ellis at Rugby School in 1823 to the first ever streaker, at Twickenham in 1974. After all, everything else is a load of old balls!
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