28 Nov 2020
Although seemingly similar, there are many differences between rugby and football. For a start, rugby teams consist of 15 players and can have seven substitutions during a game. Football teams have 11 players and six substitutions. Most importantly, football players can only touch the ball with their legs or feet.
30 Oct 2020
Rugby as a sport encompasses rugby union and rugby league. Still, both date back to 1845, when the game was given its initial set of official rules. Initially, 20 players were on each side, later reduced to 15. It takes its name from Rugby School, where it was first played.
22 Sep 2020
The Four Nations tournament is undoubtedly one of the most prestigious competitions in rugby league. England, Australia and New Zealand are automatically included. Still, the fourth team has to qualify to take part. The previous list of qualifiers includes France, Papua New Guinea and Wales.