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  1. The Gentleman's Game: An alternate History of Rugby Football

    THE HISTORY OF PROFESSIONALISM IN RUGBY Part 1: The only sane choice... At the end of the 19th century, the sport of rugby was on the brink of a civil war. https://rainbowdesign.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/RFU-logo.png Founded by 22 influential clubs from Southern England on 26 January...
  2. alternate sports what if: American football banned in 1903

    hey there sports fans! so many timelines involving the USA being more interested in sports like soccer and rugby have almost the same POD: American football being banned by teddy Roosevelt in 1903. while it's all fun and dandy, not to mention very cliche...this time, let's ask ourselves the...
  3. WI: Teddy Roosevelt bans American Football in 1905, does Rugby take its place?

    In 1905, after a season that saw 18 college players killed and more than 150 seriously injured, Pressident Theodore Roosevelt demanded that game's rules be changed or he would ban it. Let's say instead of 18 players killed it's 36, and Roosevelt just bans the sport on all college campuses...
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