Friday, April 2, 2010

The Angry Ref is on Spring Break...thanks to rugby

Photo from Life Magazine, compliments of Rugby.com
No Angry ref this week folks.  The ref needed a bit of well deserved R & R.  And according to the folks over at Ralph Lauren, everyone has rugby to thank for spring break. 

Before Spring Break became...well..Spring break, its was actually called Rugby Week for a select few Ivy Leaguers. In 1935 the Bermuda Athletic Association invited Harvard, Yale and Princeton's rugby teams to come down for a friendly scrum, offering the students a $50 travel stipend, and the spring break tradition of sun and sport (indoor and outdoor) was born.

To learn more, head on over to Rugby.com

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