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Rugby League

Rugby League

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

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2022 Commonwealth Games

Wed, 27 Jul 2022 - Sun, 07 Aug 2022

Funding opportunities

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

Make your Move

The greatest benefits to our physical and mental health comes when we go from doing no physical activity at all to doing just a little bit!

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.

Partners

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

Partners

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