RUGBY FOOTBALL | Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union

 SPORT RUGBY FOOTBALL
 AFFILIATE Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union
 PRESIDENT Colin PETERS
 SECRETARY Maria Thomas 
 CONTACT (868) 628-9048
 MAILING ADDRESS P.O Box 5090 Tragarete Road. Woodbrook
 EMAIL contact@ttrfu.com
 WEBSITE www.ttrfu.com

The giant wing had stumbled as he approached the flailing Catt at Newlands, regained his balance, and kept on going to the tryline, and beyond. The legend was born.

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RugbyKnown more commonly as simply rugby, the sport developed in England in the 1800 as another form of football at Rugby School (a well known co-ed boarding school located in the town of Rugby, Warwickshire, UK). Contenders were allowed to uses their hands to carry the ball towards the goal. The game became popular outside the school system and several clubs sprung up all over England and in the colonies. 

In January 1871, 22 clubs gathered and formed the Rugby Football Union. The first international match, between England and Scotland was played in the same year; twenty players per side, 13 forwards, 3 half backs, 1 three quarter and three fullbacks. In 1886 the International Rugby Board (IRB) was formed. It currently has 96 full member Unions and 19 Associate members.

The Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union is full member union for this country since 1992.