Wider Image: The Home Of Rugby
A cap worn by a pupil when he was presented to Queen Adelaide in 1839 is displayed at Rugby School in central England, March 18, 2015. The sports caps system is derived from this practice and is thought to have heralded the use of distinctive kits between players. Rugby School is known as the spiritual home of rugby. According to a popular version of the game's origins, it was on the school's playing field that in 1823, in a game that could loosely be described as football but was more like a brawl, a pupil called William Webb Ellis caught the ball and, instead of kicking towards the goal, sprinted with it - breaking the code and laying the way for modern-day rugby. Five months from now, on September 18, the Rugby World Cup kicks off in Britain. REUTERS/Neil Hall
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