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Description
English: Plaque at the Rugby School in memory of William Webb Ellis who is said to have invented the rugby sport.
Date
Source Photo taken by G-Man on 6 November 2003 and released to the public domain
Author G-Man


The Plaque reads:

THIS STONE
COMMEMORATES THE EXPLOIT OF
WILLIAM WEBB ELLIS
WHO WITH A FINE DISREGARD FOR THE RULES OF FOOTBALL
AS PLAYED IN HIS TIME
FIRST TOOK THE BALL IN HIS ARMS AND RAN WITH IT
THUS ORIGINATING THE DISTINCTIVE FEATURE OF
THE RUGBY GAME
A.D. 1823


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