Because he made the game rugby in 1823.
Is it because he was the one who made it up?
Because he invented rugby in 1823.
It was named after William Webb Ellis.
Because he made it up first.
William Webb Ellis donated the cup so it was named after him.
It is the last name of talented William Webb Ellis the maker of the cup.
it will be awarded to the winner of the RWC and it was named after William Webb Ellis.plz be right!the RWC is going to be awesome!
a guy called William Webb Ellis donated the cup and they named it after him because he donated it.plz be the answer!
Well the correct answer was because in 1823 William Webb Ellis caught the ball during a soccer game but started to run with it. This is when the game of rugby was invented. So our winner is Eyra. Well done, come and collect your prize.