March brings with it the first signs of spring and for some rugby players the first chance to get back out on the rugby pitch. But the Rugby Rugby calendar is going strong with a look at drunken rampage, Llandow air disaster, Ireland's first Grand Slam and more on this day in rugby history.
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ADD TO THE CALENDAR – Do you know of an event that is missing from the Rugby Rugby calendar? We are continuously updating and adding to the calendar of rugby history so please send your suggestions to the Rugby Rugby News Desk.
Or you can browse through the entire month of events on a day-by-day basis. And notice that some days have multiple entries.
March 2: JPR Williams Born
March 3: England Win Inaugural Triple Crown
March 4: England Win Inagural Six Nations
March 5: Calcutta Cup Damaged in Drunken Rampage
March 6: Henry Starts Winning Run
March 7: England’s Back-to-Back Grand Slams
March 8: Wilkinson’s Test Point Record
March 9: England’s Johnson Born
March 10: Sir William Wavell Wakefield Born
March 11: Lansdowne Hosts its First Test Match
March 12: Llandow Air Disaster
March 13: Ireland’s First Grand Slam
March 14: The Day of the ‘Terrible Eight’
March 15: Brive Rugby Club Founded
March 16: England Wins the First ‘Grand Slam’
March 17: Wales Win Fourth Consecutive Triple Crown
March 18: Gareth Edwards Hangs Up His Boots
March 19: O'Driscoll Puts Stamp on Game
March 20: Rugby League Great Galia Born
March 21: Murrayfield Stadium Opened
March 22: First ‘La Crunch’ Match
March 23: South African Rugby Football Union Formally Established
March 24: Rugby Leaves the Oval
March 25: The King Has Left the Pitch
March 26: Wales Wills Five Nations Triumph
March 27: Twickenham Hosts Super Rugby Match
March 28: First Hong Kong Sevens Tournament
March 29: IRB Aid Pumas SANZAR Push
March 30: England Marching Toward Rugby World Cup
March 31: South African White Exodus
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