Rugby League is a game hugely popular in Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, United Kingdom, France, and now the United States.

It is a ‘collision’ sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field, and is often touted as the toughest, most physically demanding team sport in the world.

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The NRL in Australia/New Zealand is where the cream of Rugby League ply their trade, with some of the athleticism on par with that on show in the NFL.

 

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The Super League is Europe’s equivalent, with teams from England and France competing.

 

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Both the NRL and Super League are televised in the USA on Fox Soccer Plus and Fuel TV.