Monthly Archives: November 2019

SPECIAL EXHIBITION – Rugby and the Olympics

Ahead of the 2020 Olympic Games, the World Rugby Museum is pleased to announce our special temporary exhibition Rugby and the Olympics. Continue reading

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Lion of the RAF

Extracts from ‘Lion of the RAF: the Extraordinary Life of George Beamish, War Hero and Rugby Star’ by Paul McElhinney (Amberley Publishing) Continue reading

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How to become the Rugby Photographer of the Year

Rugby Photographer of the Year is a competition that will celebrate the very best of rugby photography, both amateur and professional, culminating in a two-month exhibition here at the World Rugby Museum Are you a professional or amateur photographer that … Continue reading

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In memory of the fallen…

World Rugby Museum Curator, Phil McGowan, remembers the rugby players that served in the First World War… Continue reading

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Historic Rugby Internationals: Australia v Fiji, 1952

The first ever visit of a Fijian touring side to Australia took place in the summer of 1952 and it was the first time that the Fiji national side played one of the leading rugby nations… Continue reading

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