LUKE: Randy and Barbara don’t wanna miss their brat kid’s rugby semifinal.
Rugby union, commonly known as rugby, and one of the two codes of rugby football, a close-contact team sport. It originated in England in the 19th century with the game’s first rules written by students at Rugby School in 1845. The game spread from Britain, with early exponents of the sport including Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and France.
The first North American club was formed in Montreal in 1868, they introduced the sport to the US when McGill University played against a team from Harvard in 1874. Rugby union is the fastest growing college sport, and the fastest growing sport overall in the US.