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rugby league

a form of rugby football played between teams of 13 players
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In the 1920s, the Aussies told the Northern Union to adopt their phrase of Rugby League, because the Northern Union Touring Team was advertising, guess what, rugby union in Australia
He was elected president of the Northern Union in 1902, and he was the first president of the Rugby League.
The book covers pivotal moments that have taken place in Huddersfield such as the 1895 meeting in the George Hotel that established the Northern Union, and the 1973 meeting that founded BARLA.
A South Shields club was admitted to the Northern Union, forerunner to the Rugby Football League, in 1902.
It recalled the political climate in which the watershed meeting took place at the George Hotel in Huddersfield on August 29, 1895 as 21 clubs resigned from the RFU and formed the Northern Union.
He played for Great Britain in the 2007 Test Series against New Zealand, which Tony Smith's men won 3-0, but missed their 44-0 rout of the Kiwis at the KC Stadium after injuring an ankle while playing for the Northern Union in a warm-up exhibition match against the All Golds.
The arena's relationship with Rugby League goes back to the early 20th century, when it was the headquarters of Coventry RLFC Northern Union club from 1910-13.
Roath in 1897 had just lost three good backs - Dunn, PJ Brady and C Smart - to the Northern Union.
The decision will end three years of frustration for a founding member of the Northern Union.
There was more encouraging news on Friday when two state wildlife biologists in northeast Oregon heard the howls of at least two adult wolves and two pups in the Umatilla National Forest in northern Union County - evidence that Oregon has its first reproducing wolf pack in many decades.
Clarke was Warrington's only ever-present this season and, after being 18th man for the midseason Test against France, played for the Northern Union in last month's centenary international against the All Golds.
The 31-year-old former Kiwi captain, who is retiring at the end of the season, has agreed to play against a Northern Union XIII at Warrington on October 20 in a re-enactment of New Zealand's first tour in 1907.

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