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Encyclopedia > IRB Hall of Fame

The IRB Hall of Fame is a hall of fame operated by the International Rugby Board (IRB) that recognises special achievement and contribution to the sport of rugby union. The IRB Hall of Fame covers players, coaches, administrators, match officials, institutions and other individuals.[1] The Hall of Fame recognises the history and important contributions to the game, through an annual induction ceremony. College Football Hall of Fame in South Bend, Indiana. ... The IRB logo. ... A rugby union scrum. ...


The IRB Hall of Fame was introduced during the 2006 IRB Awards ceremony in Glasgow, Scotland. The inaugural inductees were William Webb Ellis, who caught the ball during a football game and ran with it, and the Rugby school, which has left a huge legacy with the game in a number of ways. IRB Chairman, Dr Syd Millar, said “To commemorate the establishment of the IRB Hall of Fame and to recognise the proud history and traditions of the Game, including its origins, William Webb Ellis and Rugby School were enrolled into the IRB Hall of Fame,” added Dr Millar.[2] For other uses, see Glasgow (disambiguation). ... Motto: (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity1 Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official language(s) English, Gaelic, Scots2 Government  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - UK Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Jack McConnell MSP Unification    - by Kenneth I 843  Area    - Total 78,772 km... Statue of William Webb Ellis outside Rugby School William Webb Ellis (November 24, 1806 - January 24, 1872) is often credited with the invention of Rugby football. ... A view of Rugby School from The Close, the playing field where according to legend Rugby was invented Rugby School, located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, is one of the oldest public schools in England and is one of the major co-educational boarding schools in the country. ...

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Inductees

Statue of William Webb Ellis outside Rugby School William Webb Ellis (November 24, 1806 - January 24, 1872) is often credited with the invention of Rugby football. ... A view of Rugby School from The Close, the playing field where according to legend Rugby was invented Rugby School, located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, is one of the oldest public schools in England and is one of the major co-educational boarding schools in the country. ...

See also

// History The Rugby Union Hall of Fame was created in 1997. ...

References

  1. ^ IRB Hall of Fame: Objective irb.com
  2. ^ Two inaugural inductees in IRB Hall of Fame irb.com

External link

  • IRB Hall of Fame

 
 

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