It is believed that in the year 1823, in England, in Rugby school, William Webb Ellis discovered this game. There are two types of rugby played in the world. One is rugby league and another is rugby union. The rugby sport which is played for the world cup is called rugby union.
It is a game of two 40 minute halves. Half time must be kept for players resting. The Rugby game consists of 15 players in each of the two teams. The players play with an oval-shaped ball on a rectangular field. The game is all about running with the ball in both hands and kicking the ball.
The players can only throw the ball and handoff back when the ball is carried on. The 3 equipment rugby ball, rugby boots, and scrum caps are all needed for playing the game. The length of the rugby field is around 94-100 m length and 68-70 m in breadth.