Northern Union football


Definition of Northern Union football

: rugby league football

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History and Etymology for Northern Union football

Northern Union, unofficial name of The Northern Rugby Football Union, football league that was formed in the North of England in 1895 and changed its name to The Rugby Football League in 1922

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