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Rugby Football is the father of what we Americans know as FootballBasketball founder James Naismith declared his first love the game of rugbyPope John Paul played rugby for PolandActor Boris Karloff founded the Southern California Rugby Football UnionThe United States won the Gold medal in the last two olympic games in which rugby was played 1920 and 1924William Webb Ellis was the inventor of rugby in 1823 according to legend on the playing fields of Rugby in England The game is said to have been started when William Webb a Rugby School student playing soccer picked up the ball and ran downfield with it instead of kicking it Other English schools and universities adopted the style from Rugby in the mid-19th cent In 1871 the English Rugby Union was formed to standardize the game and the sport was soon organized in other sections of the British Isles The game was introduced 1874 into the United States when Harvard University faced off against Canadas McGill University Rugby is played in several forms 7s 10s and 15s are the most common games all very similar with little change in the rules of the game The terms 7s 10s or 15s refer to the number of players on a team The Iowa Falls Rugby Club and most in the United States play the 15 player Union version of the Game During the Summer months a 7s version is played by primarily backfield players willing to endure the heat of the Summer monthsOver 1600 Rugby clubs are registered in the United States with USARFU the United States of America Rugby Football Union 411 Mens 412 Collegiate mens 99 Masters 82 Womens 272 Collegiate Womens and 226 youth Most mens clubs in the United States play a spring and fall season Iowa Falls Rubgy Club schedules between 35 and 50 games per year During the spring they will play in the All Iowa Tournament and the Okoboji Tournament in June
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