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Rome 17 November: Italy versus New Zealand rugby Test Match. The visitors are favorite but Italy is not an easy team too.
New Zealand all blacks are famous for Haka (traditional New Zealand dance) show, which over the years has become identity of the national team.
In the RBS Six Nations games, Italy is scheduled to play France on February 3rd, Wales (last year’s winners) on February 23rd and Ireland on March 16.
Rugby is believed to has been first created in 1823 football game when a pupil –William Webb Ellis- picked up the ball and started running. Unfortunately there is no evidence to back this incident.
In a rugby game there are 15 players per team and play for 80 minutes. Amazingly the shape of the ball is oval but not for technical reasons rather for the fact that the first ball made by a coddler was from a pig’s bladder and when inflated became oval.