History of the (Red and Whites ) England Rugby Team:
The England national rugby union team, executed by the Rugby Football Union represents England in rugby union. England players traditionally wear a white shirt, white shorts, and navy blue socks with a white trim but the emblem on the shirts is a red rose. As you know that a red rose was chosen to be the side’s logo. The history of the team extends back to 1871 just because the English rugby team played their first international match was against Scotland on Monday 27 March 1871. But unfortunately they loss to Scotland by one try in presence of a crowd of 4,000 people at Raeburn Place, Edinburgh.
Their first match against the Irish was played in 1875 at the Oval and against Wales was played on 19 February 1881 at Richardson’s Field in Blackheath. On 19 February 1881 they recorded their largest victory by beating the Welsh by seven goals, six tries, and one drop goal to nil as well as scoring 13 tries in the process. Now they are third rugby team in the world according to the International Rugby Board as of October 2013. England’s rugby team doesn’t have an official nickname, but the team’s symbol is the red rose.
Tournaments played by England Rugby Team
England Rugby Team competes in the annual Six Nations Championship which is played against five other European nations named France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy, and Wales. They dominated the early Home Nations Championship (now known as the Six Nations) which started in 1883. They have won the title outright 26 times and 12 times winning the Grand Slam. This team is acknowledged as the most successful team in the tournament’s history.
England Rugby Team contests every Rugby World Cup after every four years. It was one of the teams invited to attend in the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987. Since it began in 1987 the English have reached the final three times and finally won it once in 2003. England’s team player Jonny Wilkinson became the highest overall points scorer in World Cup history in 2007 Rugby World Cup. Thus England is now in the 4th most points in World Cup history with (1,246), and also the 4th greatest number of tries scored with (131).
Broadcasting partner of the England Rugby Team
In Australia matches played by English Rugby Team are currently broadcast on Setanta Sports Australia. On the other hand, viewers from England can watch matches live either on Sky Sports (non-competition international tests) or ITV (World Cup) or the terrestrial channels BBC (Six Nations).
Official site and Official app of England Rugby Team
The official website of the England Rugby Team brings top news, next match timing, player transfer news with reasonable explanation etc. Some match tickets are also sold in their official site online with your visa/master card.
The Official England Rugby Team application has compatibility with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Fans of English Rugby Team can find it as live news feed as well as exclusive videos and audio interviews supplier. Official app of England Rugby Team gives supporters game-day text commentary, updated live score, match stats, settle pub arguments with instantly updated team line ups and many more features.
Home Stadium of England Rugby Team
England Rugby Team home ground is Twickenham Stadium where they first played in 1910. Until 1910 this team used numerous stadiums in a number of venues around England. The land for the ground was bought in 1906 for £5,572 12s and 6d and construction work to make a home ground for English Rugby began in the same year. The first England match at Twickenham Stadium was played on 9 October 1910 among England and Wales in which match England defeated Wales by 11–6 for the first time since 1898. Later the stadium was expanded in 1927 and again in 1932 as well as a new South stand was built in 2005 and 2006.
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England Rugby Team News
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England Rugby Team Forum & Community
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