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Rugby league
Lance hohaia running into the defence (rugby league).jpg
An attackin player attempts tae evade twa defenders
Heichest govrenin body Rugby League Internaitional Federation
Nickname(s) Footy, The Greatest Gemme o Aw[1][2]
First played 7 September 1895, post schism
Contact Full contact
Team members 13
Mixed gender Single
Categorization Ootduir team sport
Equipment Fitbaa
Venue Rugby league playin field

Rugby league fitbaa,[3] uisually cried rugby league,[4] or simply league is a full contact sport played bi twa teams o thirteen players on a rectangular field.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Fagan, Sean (2005-01-16). "George Lovejoy". Archived frae the oreeginal on 2010-12-31. Retrieved 1 January 2011. [George Lovejoy] coined the expression 'Rugby League – The Greatest Game of All' 
  2. Grasso, Robert (2008-07-28). "Simply a mess: rugby league now the game forgotten by all". SBS World News. Australia: SBS. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2010-12-31. Retrieved 28 August 2010. 
  3. Collins, Tony (1998). Rugby's great split: class, culture, and the origins of Rugby League football. Routledge. ISBN 978-0-7146-4867-5. 
  4. RLEF. "What is Rugby League?". Rugby League European Federation. Retrieved 28 July 2009. 
  5. Dept. Recreation and Sport. "Dimensions for Rugby League". Government of Western Australia. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2010-12-31. Retrieved 28 July 2009.