Why is it called the calcutta cup

Why is it called the Calcutta Cup when England play Scotland in rugby union?

Why is it called the Calcutta Cup when England play Scotland in rugby union?





Scotland v England Calcutta Cup 2008 - Highland Cathedral

Scotland v England Calcutta Cup 2008 - Highland Cathedral

2008 Calcutta Cup Scotland 15 v 9 England

2008 Calcutta Cup Scotland 15 v 9 England

CALCUTTA CUP - WikiVidi Documentary

CALCUTTA CUP - WikiVidi Documentary

Scotland v England - First Half Highlights 8th February 2014

Scotland v England - First Half Highlights 8th February 2014

Gavin Hastings Previews The Calcutta Cup Between Scotland And England

Gavin Hastings Previews The Calcutta Cup Between Scotland And England

CALCUTTA CUP RETAINED BY SCOTS

CALCUTTA CUP RETAINED BY SCOTS

Butthurt Indian crowd burn down stadium because India are losing 1996

Butthurt Indian crowd burn down stadium because India are losing 1996

Flower of Scotland. Calcutta Cup 2012

Flower of Scotland. Calcutta Cup 2012

Scotland vs England live stream - How to watch Six Nations Calcutta Cup rugby online | by Elle Fash

Scotland vs England live stream - How to watch Six Nations Calcutta Cup rugby online | by Elle Fash

Six Nations 2018: BBC Sport pundit tweets controversial message during Scotland vs England| by Top

Six Nations 2018: BBC Sport pundit tweets controversial message during Scotland vs England| by Top

RBS 6 Nations Head to Head: Scotland v England

RBS 6 Nations Head to Head: Scotland v England

England-Scotland 1st half 2007 Six Nations

England-Scotland 1st half 2007 Six Nations

MEPs call for diplomatic boycott of World Cup

MEPs call for diplomatic boycott of World Cup

IPL BETTING (SATTA)  CALL PRANK | IN KOLKATA | PRANKS IN INDIA | By TCI

IPL BETTING (SATTA) CALL PRANK | IN KOLKATA | PRANKS IN INDIA | By TCI

Romain Poite pulls his calf

Romain Poite pulls his calf

Sourav Ganguly CALLED BACK BY Hansie Cronje AFTER HE GETS RUN OUT @HYDERABAD TITAN CUP 1996

Sourav Ganguly CALLED BACK BY Hansie Cronje AFTER HE GETS RUN OUT @HYDERABAD TITAN CUP 1996

England coach Eddie Jones and captain Dylan Hartley press conference after Calcutta Cup 2016

England coach Eddie Jones and captain Dylan Hartley press conference after Calcutta Cup 2016

Scotland vs England LIVE score Calcutta Cup, Six Nations

Scotland vs England LIVE score Calcutta Cup, Six Nations

Flanker Rob Harley reflects on the key moments from Scotland's loss to England at Twickenham.

Flanker Rob Harley reflects on the key moments from Scotland's loss to England at Twickenham.