Rugby league

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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 bodyRugby League Internaitional Federation
Nickname(s)Footy, The Greatest Gemme o Aw[1][2]
First played7 September 1895, post schism
ContactFull contact
Team members13
Mixed genderSingle
CategorizationOotduir team sport
VenueRugby 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.