[LMB] Football on Barrayar [Was: Sports on Barrayar]

John Campbell Rees jwcr at gardd-lelog.org.uk
Sun Oct 1 11:43:53 BST 2006

To my mind Barrayar was an European colony, with Russia, Britian, 
France and Greece being the main sponsor countries. the predoninant 
version of  Football  played there would therefore be Association 
Football, given its dominance in present day Europe.  However, given 
the British influence, I definitely see Rugby Football, both the  
League and Union variants being played (since the 1990's when 
professionalism was introduced into Rugby Union, there has been a move 
towards Union being the Winter game and League being the Summer game, 
which will probably continue on Barrayar).


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