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Life on the Prairies - Football, Soccer, Rugby
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Ref Number
R-A803
Item Date
1894


The N.W.M.P. rugby team, winners of the Manitoba and N.W.T. rugby union cup.


Whether a participant or a spectator, sport was part of the settlers lives from the earliest days of homesteading. The sports that the immigrants were familiar with at home were introduced to the prairie landscape. English style rugby and soccer, along with football, were all popular pastimes.

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Reference Number:
R-A803
Media Type:
photograph
Keywords:
Rugby; Rcmp


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Image Preview R-B7337 Photograph - A soccer team at an Aboriginal industrial school.
Image Preview R-B1075 Photograph - The Lumsden football (soccer) team.
Image Preview R-A6073-1 Photograph - Similar to baseball, the wide open prairie landscape made it easy to create a field and play a game of soccer.
Image Preview R-B11997 Photograph - A football player tosses the ball at the Regina exhibition grounds.
Image Preview R-A16311-2 Photograph - The Regina Rugby Team, who became the Regina Roughriders by 1924, pose for a team picture.
Image Preview R-A803 Photograph 1 - The N.W.M.P. rugby team, winners of the Manitoba and N.W.T. rugby union cup.
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