Saturday, September 10, 2011
Largest rugby scrum: Leamington Rugby Club sets world record
Leamington Spa , UK -- The Leamington Rugby Club rounded up 361 people to take part in the world's largest rugby scrum, at Leamington's Moorefield's Ground under the adjudicating gaze of Leamington Mayor, Alan Wilkinson, according to World Record Academy (www.worldrecordacademy.com).
Photo: The World's Largest Rugby Scrum. All Photos: John Ell (enlarge photo)
The Guinness world record for the largest rugby scrum involved 68 players and was achieved by BBC Sport/Red Bee Media at Richmond RFC/Athletic Ground in Richmond, UK.
Guinness World Records also recognized the world record for the largest rugby tour, which consisted of 264 players and coaches from Ealing Rugby Club (UK) who played matches in Ireland.
The World's Largest Rugby Scrum capped a great Registration Day for the club with lots of new players joining the club alongside all of our existing members.
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Friday, September 9, 2011