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Red Carpet in Rio’16: Rugby Returns

“Our field is BIGGER, Our Halves are LONGER, Our Cuts are DEEPER,Our Traditions are OLDER, But Our Weaknesses FEWER.”

The last game of Rugby at the Olympics was in 1924 and saw USA beat the hosts France by a score of 17-3 and that 1924 France vs USA rugby matchlead to a pitch invasion by the french fans. The french team aided by the police somehow protected the USA national team from the eyre of the French fans and that marred the end of the association of the Rugby Union with the olympics as the olympic committee looked for more individual sports to be included, till 2016 when we will see the sport back on the greatest stage. read more

Originally posted 2015-03-31 10:49:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter