China Agricultural University - Rugby Union

Rugby Union

China Agricultural University has played a key part in the reintroduction of rugby union into modern China and its subsequent growth.

Rugby re-emerged in the PRC in 1990, with a club formed at Beijing Agricultural University. A professor there, Chao Xihuang was introduced to the sport by a Japanese businessman, and set up a couple of sides.

Read more about this topic:  China Agricultural University

Other articles related to "rugby union, rugby, union, unions":

Kelly Brown (rugby Union)
... Kelly Brown (born 8 June 1982 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish rugby union player ... He is the captain of Scotland's national rugby union team, and plays club rugby for Saracens as a flanker ...
Sport In New Zealand - Popular Sports - Rugby Union
... Rugby union is the national sport in New Zealand, and is popular across all sections of New Zealand society, and many New Zealanders associate it with their national identity ... New Zealand's national rugby team, the All Blacks, has the best winning record of any national team in the world, and is currently ranked first in ... The All Blacks won the first Rugby World Cup in 1987, and again on home soil in 2011 ...
Rugby Union - In Culture
... Thomas Hughes 1857 novel Tom Brown's Schooldays, set at Rugby School, includes a rugby football match, also portrayed in the 1940s film of the same name ... Holmes tale The Adventure of the Sussex Vampire, mentions that Dr Watson played rugby for Blackheath ... Henri Rousseau's 1908 work Joueurs de football shows two pairs of rugby players competing ...
Macdonald - Notable People: MacDonald Surname
... residence, Germany) Born after 1950 Alan MacDonald (rugby union) (born 1985), Scottish rugby union player Andrew McDonald (water polo) (born 1955), American water polo ...
Canadian Football League East Division - History - Pre-1907
... The first organized competitions were formed in 1883, when the Ontario Rugby Football Union and the Quebec Rugby Football Union were founded ... At the time the sport was generally called rugby union or rugby football because its rules were similar to rugby union's, although this would change drastically in the coming decades ... The following year, the two provincial unions would form the Canadian Rugby Football Union, with Montreal winning the first national championship later that year ...

Famous quotes containing the word union:

    If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.
    Andrew Jackson (1767–1845)