Europe and rugby

All Blacks from New Zealand. Credits to Natural Heart (c) from Flickr. http://bit.ly/1Mx4BD9
All Blacks from New Zealand. Credits to Natural Heart (c) from Flickr.

The rugby World Cup 2015 has ended this weekend. Old and new world champion are the All Blacks from New Zealand. The tournament was hosted in Great Britain. Time to take a look at the sport with the egg and its influence in Europe.

Where are the roots of rugby?

Why are only a few countries involved?

What does it need to become a rugby nation?

Football, or soccer, as it is called in the US, is a sport that unifies a nation and its fans. You talk about football with people from different countries and everybody interested knows the players and the game. Which part in European binding can rugby take.

Patrick Haas is an expert on rugby. He is 25 years old, from Krefeld, Germany and moved to Ireland two years ago, a european country known for its rugby team. Patrick plays rugby for the Monkstown FC near Dublin. Before he moved to Ireland, he was a member of the german youth national team. Lets hear his opinion about the  rough-looking sport and how europe can adapt to the rugby mentality.

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