rugby league


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rugby league

a form of rugby football played between teams of 13 players
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Women's Rugby League is on the rise and this Programme, with the support of the Student Rugby League (SRL), hopes to provide the opportunity for greater participation, competition and coaching qualifi-cations amongst the female student population.
Wood said: "St Helens has played a significant role in the history and development of rugby league.
The Academy will be a valuable link to anyone who wants to continue in Rugby League on a part or full-time basis, be it with South Wales Scorpions, our community clubs and we hope those who are outstanding will be picked up by Super League clubs and play for Wales.
To me it hardly seems credible that rugby league would have caught on in South Wales, since rugby union there, unlike in most other parts of the UK, is a populist sport.
He said: "Being part of the Rugby League Academy and having the support of the coaches and strength and conditioning team helped me achieve my aim of playing for my country.
The Powerplay rule offers an exciting aspect to the Rugby League 9s tournament, it provides teams with the opportunity to produce high scoring matches in a short amount of time," said Rimmer.
The aim is to get primary school teachers accredited to become coaches, referees and trainers to help school children develop a passion for rugby league.
The Rugby League International Federation have taken away the advantage of blood injuries as they now include all blood-bins as part of the limited interchange rule and Smith believes rugby union should adopt a similar policy.
They may only be a semi-professional outfit, but this band of missionaries are probably Wales' last chance of ever having a professional rugby league side.
And while Robinson is the born-again Christian, Parker speaks with evangelical fervour about his task in establishing rugby league as a sport of choice in the Midlands.
IRELAND are making a push to be included in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.