Ellis Rugby Crest Hoodie Red. Inspired by the great history of Rugby.
The Story of William Webb Ellis
The story of William Webb Ellis. When he picked up the ball. Was written by Matthew Bloxam. A local antiquarian and former pupil of Rugby. On 10 October 1876. He wrote in The Meteor, the Rugby School magazine. That he had learned that the change there had been a change in the rules. From a kicking game to a handling game had. And the founder of this new style had been instigated by someone named Ellis. Webb Ellis
William Webb Ellis was born in Salford, Lancashire. His paternal grandfather was from Pontyclun in South Wales, a descendant of the Ellis family of Kiddal Hall, just off the A64 near Potterton, West Riding of Yorkshire.
Commemorates the Legend of Ellis
Although the story has become firmly entrenched in the sport’s folklore. It is not supported by substantive evidence.
A plaque, erected in 1895. At Rugby School bears the inscription. This stone commemorates the exploit of William Webb Ellis. Who with a fine regard for the rules of football. As played in his time first took the ball in his arms. And ran with it. Thus originating the distinctive feature of the rugby game. A.D. 1823.
Ellis Rugby Crest Hoodie – Manufacturing
The Ellis Rugby Crest Hoodie Red is a full zip sweatshirt and features a stylish Applique crest on the front. Also, includes matching heavy-duty rib cuffs. The hoodie itself features a contrast drawcord with bronze clasps. The full YKK zip is also Bronze Antique. In addition, we’ve included velvet strip-lined half kangaroo pockets.
Available in sizes M – XXL Red
In addition to the Ellis Rugby Crest Hoodie Red Retro Style, we also offer an Ellis Rugby Red Sweatshirt Zipper or an Ellis Rugby Navy Sweatshirt Zipper Heritage Style.