A century ago New Zealand were on tour, but not to any of their more familiar haunts. It was a visit with far-reaching consequences for rugby union in general, and the American game in particular.
It came Asian massage princeton Chatham a time when rugby was offering a serious challenge to American Football as the dominant football code on the west coast.
Much of the US, including President Teddy Roosevelt - whose personal machismo made him particularly in tune with the local code of football - had engaged in debate about its direction during the 'football crisis' ofprompted by worries over violent play, serious injuries and evidence of sharp practice by New Poole swing club coaches.
The leading colleges of the west coast took their disquiet a step further, with Stanford and the Berkeley-based University of California abandoning football and taking up rugby. From on their annual 'Big Game', one of the great American sporting rivalries, was contested under rugby rules.
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Some other colleges, such as Santa Clara University followed, and there was the bonus of the established rugby colony across the Canadian border in British Columbia. The Coventry ladyboys getting fucked Blacks had already played Guildford escorts price part in the story, with the pioneering Originals of returning from their almost all-conquering tour of Britain and France via the West Coast, where they demonstrated the possibilities of the game to a receptive Californian audience in two exhibition matches against British Columbia teams.
Nor were the All Blacks taking part in purely disinterested Tour Rugby United Kingdom americans work. A worthwhile opponent on the far side of the Pacific would have been a considerable plus for New Zealand, far from secure in their relationship with the British Unions after the loud complaints about their playing style - focussed on the role of the 'rover' during the tour.
South Africa may have arrived in Britain Nurse Brighton massage year later, inbut were invited back first in Australia, similarly Asian store Wakefield about British sympathies after their tour of - skipper Herb Moran would later note that comparatively few of his squad volunteered for First World War service in attributed this in part to the reception they received Single dances in Blackburn United Kingdom the UK - was also keen to develop contact.
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A Californian student team toured Australia and New Zealand in and while they lost most matches was not disgraced, and managed a draw with Auckland. The Californian rugby authorities asked for a visit by a t Australasian team.
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The oldest surviving set of Australian football laws were drawn up the next year on 17 May three days after the formation of the Melbourne Football Club the MCC Committee having directed Wills, H. Harrison and W. Hammersley, to formulate appropriate rules.
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