We played tag rugby it was fun. Brian Harkin taught us how to play tag rugby. Brian came in once a week. Tommy Bowe is my favourite player. 1. 2. The rules of tag rugby are : You wear a belt with tags, the other team has to rip the tags off your belt. You have to get to the other side of the pitch and touch the ground with the ball. The game of rugby was created by William Webb Ellis in 1823. Rugby balls are oval because when first made they were created using pigs bladders. The first written laws of rugby were produced in 1845. Wales sang the first ever national anthem at a game in 1905, it was in response to the touring New Zealanders Haka.