Army Rugby Club Founded. The Army Rugby Football
Club is one of the most highly respected teams at
the United States Military Academy and its members
are drawn from the United States Corps of Cadets.
Richard Sharp scores one of the most elegant tries of
all time. On a diagonal run from a scrum he sells
more dummies than Mothercare to glide through
Scotland's defence for the try that brings England
the Five Nations title.
Canadian Rugby Union formed.
Keith Jarrett, at 18, makes a sensational Five
Nations debut scoring 19 points in Wales's 34-21
demolition of England.
President Bush plays for Yale Rugby team
Mike Gibson became the first replacement in a test
match when he ran on the field to replace an injured
Barry John in the Lion's first test against South
Start of the decade of the dragon. Wales lead the
way on coaching and the use of the squad system to
win three Grand Slams and six Triple Crowns.