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WELCOME TO THE HISTORY OF WELSH SPORT


CONTENTS



Traditional Welsh Sports in the Eighteenth-Century
Cnapan


Pre-Industrial Sporting Activities
Archery
Bowls


Rugby
The first Inclines of Rugby in Wales
The Development of Rugby in Eighteenth-Century Wales and The Effects of Public Schools on Welsh Rugby
From Club to International Rugby
Battle of the Classes
Rugby Union Divided
Success of the WRU


Football
Football Developing in Nineteenth-Century Wales
The Foundations of the Football Association of Wales
Battling with Rugby
The Growth of the Popularity of Football with its Players


Boxing
The Influence of the Rhondda Valleys
Eddie Thomas
Howard Winstone
Tommy Farr
Jim Driscoll
Johnny Owen


Rock Climbing

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