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Rugby League

Rugby Football League

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

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What is Rugby League?

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

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.

Benefits

  • Improves speed, agility, strength improved hand-eye coordination.
  • There is also a good social scene as a result of it being a team based sport.

Costs

Costs will vary across the country from club to club.

Equipment

  • Boots
  • Rugby Ball
  • Headguard
  • Mouthguard

Campaigns

Parents in Sport Week: 1-7 October

This year’s Parents in Sport Week takes place 1 – 7 October 2018.

Local Programmes

Daily Boost

The Daily Boost aims to encourage children and young people to do 15 minutes of organised activity at school every day.

Local Contacts

David Butler

Midlands Regional Development Officer

Rugby Football League

Partners

  • Equality Standard
    Safeguarding
    NWL LSA
    Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • Active Rutland
    County Sport Network
    H&B LSA
    Sport England
    Charnwood LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    O&W LSA
    Active Leicester
    Melton LSA

Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Rutland
  • Equality Standard
    Active Leicester
  • H&B LSA
    Sport England
  • Safeguarding
    Melton LSA
  • O&W LSA
    County Sport Network
  • Blaby LSA
    Charnwood LSA