The success of the 1995 World Cup Rugby – hosted by South Africa - was the catalyst to move rugby from the amateur to the professional arena. Backed by the IRB, which declared Rugby Union club members salaried, rugby players are today some of the highest paid sports people in the world.
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As one of the world’s most popular sports, rugby has millions of followers around the world, and it’s difficult to find someone that doesn't like to sit back after a long day and watch their favourite teams fighting it out. But the popularity of the sport isn’t equal everywhere, and some regions love the sport so much that it’s become something of a religion to them. These are some of the places where rugby is just as much a part of the community as the local government.
As one of the most popular sports in the world, rugby has garnered a following of millions of fans across the globe, and hosts some of the biggest events that sporting world has ever seen. From Australia to South Africa, rugby has always held a special place in many peoples’ hearts, and it’s a game that’s constantly changing and attracting new, loyal fans.