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Coventry R.F.C.
COVENTRY RUGBY FOOTBALL CLUB is a rugby union club based in Coventry , England
England
. The club enjoyed great success during the 1960s and 70s, with many players representing their countries. Coventry's home ground is the Butts Park Arena
Butts Park Arena
, which opened in 2004. Between 1921 and 2004, the club played at Coundon Road
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World War I
Allied victory * Central Powers ' victory on the Eastern Front nullified by defeat on the Western Front * Fall of the German , Russian , Ottoman , and Austro-Hungarian empires * Russian Civil War and foundation of Soviet Union
Soviet Union
* Formation of new countries in Europe
Europe
and the Middle East * Transfer of German colonies and regions of the former Ottoman Empire to other powers * Establishment of the League of Nations
League of Nations
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Coventry And North Warwickshire Sports Club
The COVENTRY AND NORTH WARWICKSHIRE SPORTS CLUB (CNWSC) (comprising, and formerly called, the COVENTRY AND NORTH WARWICKSHIRE CRICKET CLUB (CNWCC), founded in 1851) is an amateur sports club in Coventry
Coventry
, England
England
. Its 1st and 2nd cricket XIs were, as of 2014, in the Birmingham and District Premier League 2nd and 1st Divisions respectively. The cricket teams play their home games at the club's ground in Binley Road, Coventry. Collins Obuya played for the club in 2003. The England
England
cricketer Ian Bell at one time played for the club. The cricket ground was one of three venues historically used by Warwickshire County Cricket Club , which now plays solely at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham
Birmingham

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County Championship (rugby Union)
The COUNTY CHAMPIONSHIP is an annual rugby union competition in England
England
between teams representing English counties. After restructuring in 2007 the top tier of the Championship has been known as the Bill Beaumont
Bill Beaumont
Cup, after the trophy awarded to the competition winners was named in honour of Bill Beaumont
Bill Beaumont
, a former England
England
and British & Irish Lions
British & Irish Lions
captain. Teams also compete for the County Championship Plate and County Championship Shield . The English County Championship has a long history, being first officially recognised by the Rugby Football Union
Rugby Football Union
in 1889. The 2014 Championship was the 114th competition. The most successful county, Lancashire , has won the competition 24 times, followed by Gloucestershire (17) and Yorkshire (15)
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Rugby League
RUGBY LEAGUE FOOTBALL, usually called RUGBY LEAGUE or simply LEAGUE, is a full contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field . One of the two codes of rugby football , it originated in England
England
in 1895
1895
as a split from the Rugby Football
Football
Union over the issue of payments to players. Its rules gradually changed with the aim of producing a faster, more entertaining game for spectators. In rugby league, points are scored by carrying the ball and touching it to the ground beyond the opposing team's goal line; this is called a try , and is the primary method of scoring. The opposing team attempts to stop the attacking side scoring points by tackling the player carrying the ball. In addition to tries, points can be scored by kicking goals. After each try, the scoring team gains a free kick to try at goal with a conversion for further points
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Rugby Football League
The RUGBY FOOTBALL LEAGUE is the governing body for professional rugby league in England
England
. The name Rugby Football League
Rugby Football League
previously also referred to the main league competition run by the organisation. This has since been supplanted by Super League , the Championship and League 1 . Based at Red Hall in Leeds
Leeds
, it administers the England
England
national rugby league team , the Challenge Cup , Super League and the Rugby League Championships . The social and junior game is administered in association with the British Amateur Rugby League Association (BARLA). The Rugby Football League
Rugby Football League
is a member of the Rugby League European Federation and as a senior Full Member has a combined veto power over the Council with France
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1894 Home Nations Championship
The 1894 HOME NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP was the twelfth series of the rugby union Home Nations Championship . Six matches were played between 6 January and 17 March. It was contested by England
England
, Ireland , Scotland
Scotland
and Wales . CONTENTS * 1 Table * 2 Results * 2.1 Scoring system * 3 The matches * 3.1 England
England
vs. Wales * 3.2 England
England
vs. Ireland
Ireland
* 3.3 Wales vs. Scotland
Scotland
* 3.4 Ireland
Ireland
vs. Scotland
Scotland
* 3.5 Scotland
Scotland
vs. England
England
* 3.6 Ireland
Ireland
vs
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England National Rugby Union Team
The ENGLAND NATIONAL RUGBY UNION TEAM represents England
England
in rugby union . They compete in the annual Six Nations Championship with France , Ireland , Scotland
Scotland
, Italy , and Wales . They have won this championship outright on a total of 28 occasions (with the addition of 10 shared victories), 13 times winning the Grand Slam and 25 times winning the Triple Crown , making them the most successful team in the tournament's history. They are ranked second in the world by the International Rugby Board as of 26 June 2017. England
England
are to date the only team from the northern hemisphere to win the Rugby World Cup
Rugby World Cup
, when they won the tournament back in 2003 . They were also runners-up in 1991 and 2007
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Victory International
The term VICTORY INTERNATIONAL or VICTORY INTERNATIONALS refers to two series of international football matches played by the national football teams of England , Scotland , Ireland and Wales at end of both the First and Second World Wars . The matches were organised to celebrate the Victory of the Allied Powers in both wars. The term specifically refers to those matches played after the conflicts were over, making them distinct from the wartime internationals which were played during the course of the wars. Among the games regarded as Victory Internationals were those played as part of the 1945–46 British Victory Home Championship . The 1945–46 season also saw England play Victory internationals against France , Switzerland and Belgium . Scotland also played the latter two national teams. The status of these internationals is open to debate. England, Ireland and Wales do not recognize any of these games as full internationals
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Scotland National Rugby Union Team
The SCOTLAND NATIONAL RUGBY UNION TEAM represents Scotland
Scotland
in international rugby union . Rugby union
Rugby union
in Scotland
Scotland
is administered by the Scottish Rugby Union
Scottish Rugby Union
. The team takes part in the annual Six Nations Championship and participates in the Rugby World Cup
Rugby World Cup
, which takes place every four years. As of 4 July 2017 , Scotland
Scotland
are 6th in the World Rugby Rankings . The Scottish rugby team dates back to 1871, where they beat England in the first international rugby union match at Raeburn Place . Scotland
Scotland
competed in the Five Nations from the inaugural tournament in 1883, winning it 14 times outright—including the last ever Five Nations in 1999 —and sharing it another 8
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Boxing Day
BOXING DAY is a holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day
Christmas Day
. It originated in the United Kingdom, and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire
British Empire
. Boxing Day is on 26 December, although the attached bank holiday or public holiday may take place either on that day or two days later. In the liturgical calendar of Western Christianity
Western Christianity
, Boxing Day
Boxing Day
is the second day of Christmastide
Christmastide
, and also St. Stephen\'s Day . In some European countries, notably Germany, Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordic countries, 26 December is celebrated as a Second Christmas
Christmas
Day
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History Of The English Rugby Union System
England has a comprehensive league structure in place, including national fully professional leagues to amateur regional leagues. The format and competitiveness of the leagues have changed greatly since their beginnings in 1987. Likewise the leagues started off amateur but professionalism has since been permitted. However, it has always had three or four national leagues with various regional and county leagues below
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The Avenue
THE /ðə/ ( listen ) is a grammatical article in English , denoting person(s) or thing(s) already mentioned, under discussion, implied, or otherwise presumed familiar to listeners or readers. It is the only definite article in English. The
The
is the most commonly used word in the English language, accounting for 7 percent of all words. It is derived from gendered articles in Old English
Old English
which merged in Middle English and now has a single form used with nouns of either gender. It can be used with both singular and plural nouns and with nouns that start with any letter. This is different from many other languages which have different articles for different genders or (and) numbers
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Australia National Rugby Union Team
The AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL RUGBY UNION TEAM is the representative side of Australia
Australia
in rugby union . The national team is nicknamed the WALLABIES (or QANTAS WALLABIES for sponsorship purposes) and competes annually with Argentina , New Zealand
New Zealand
, and South Africa
South Africa
in The Rugby Championship , in which they also contest the Bledisloe Cup with New Zealand, as well as the Mandela Challenge Plate with South Africa
South Africa
and the Puma Trophy with Argentina. Australia
Australia
have competed in all eight Rugby World Cups , and have won the World Cup on two occasions, in 1991 beating England
England
in the final, and in 1999 when their opponents in the final were France
France

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Wales National Rugby Union Team
The WALES NATIONAL RUGBY UNION TEAM (Welsh : Tîm rygbi'r undeb cenedlaethol Cymru) represent Wales
Wales
in international rugby union . They compete annually in the Six Nations Championship with England
England
, France , Ireland , Italy and Scotland . Wales
Wales
have won the Six Nations and its predecessors 26 times outright. Wales' most recent championship win came in 2013 . The governing body, the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), was established in 1881, the same year that Wales
Wales
played their first international against England. Wales' performances in the Home Nations Championship (now the Six Nations) continued to improve, experiencing their first 'golden age' between 1900 and 1911
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1957–58 Australia Rugby Union Tour Of Britain, Ireland And France
Between late 1957 and March 1958 the Australia national rugby union team – the Wallabies – conducted a world tour encompassing Britain, Ireland, France
France
and Canada
Canada
on which they played five Tests and thirty-one minor tour matches. The Wallabies won 17, lost 16 and drew three of their games in total. They lost all five Tests of the tour
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