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Rugby is a market town 13 miles (21 km) east of Coventry, on the eastern edge of Warwickshire, near the borders with Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. Rugby town centre includes numerous restaurants, shops, large parks and is noted for its large number of pubs; in the 1960s it was recorded as having the second-highest number of pubs per square mile in England.
Rugby is most famous for the invention of rugby football, which is played throughout the world. The invention of the game is credited to William Webb Ellis whilst breaking the existing rules of a football match played in 1823 at Rugby School.
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