Visit the birthplace of the game and see The Close where rugby football first began, visit our 2023 exhibition and learn about how the game has developed since William Webb Ellis first took the ball in his arms and ran with it.
On Sunday 23rd April 2023 we will be attempting the World's Largest uncontested rugby scrum on the hallowed pitch, The Close, Rugby School. The current world record is 2,586 people, so we are looking for 3,000 participants!
The Legends at Rugby A Double Centenary Celebration in aid of Cure Parkinson’s
Organised by the charity Cure Parkinson’s in conjunction with the School, this event will not only celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the game, but also the 100th Anniversary of the famous match that took place at the School when an England and Wales team played against a Scotland and Ireland team.