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Rugby League

Rugby league is a full contact game, played by two teams of 13 players.

An Overview of Rugby League

It is one of the two major codes of rugby football, the other being rugby union. Players on field are divided into forwards and backs. Each position has a designated number, 1 to 13. Numbers 14 to 17 are given to players starting on the bench, who will come into the game as substitutes for other players who are injured, in need of a rest, or less suited to the coach's strategy for that particular phase of the game.

Rugby league is played in more than 30 countries, though it is most commonly played in the United Kingdom (predominantly northern England) Australia and New Zealand.

Find Rugby League Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

National Governing Bodies

Rugby League

Contact Name
General Enquiries
Contact Email
enquiries@rfl.uk.com
Contact Telephone
0844 477 7113

York St John Students' Union

York St John University is situated in the heart of York. With around 7,000 students, the Students Union boast 27 sports clubs for students to join.

Heworth Amateur Rugby League Football Club

Heworth ARLFC is an Amateur Rugby League Club that provides playing and training opportunities for kids aged from 6 years old through to open age.

RLWC2021 Capital Grants Programme

1:00am - Sat 23rd October, 2021

The Programme is focused on funding for
facilities and equipment. We want to work with: Any organisation that is developing Rugby League activity in their community.

Tag Rugby Referee

Are you a big Rugby fan? Well Try Tag Rugby are looking for referees to referee our mixed social evening Tag Rugby games throughout West Yorkshire.

You will get reimbursed £10 per 40 minute game, and there is potential to do up to 3 games an evening.