Rugby League


: a type of rugby played with 13 people on each team

Examples of Rugby League in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Baker said siren clubs first came to her attention during last year’s Rugby League World Cup, in which New Zealand’s national men’s team made it to the semifinals and Samoa made it to the championship match against Australia. Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 30 Oct. 2023 The small injury didn't stop her from participating in drills during a Rugby League Inclusivity Day last week or taking on her husband in netball during a mental fitness workshop by charity SportsAid on Thursday. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 13 Oct. 2023 At Rugby League Inclusivity Day on Thursday, Kate learned more about the larger sport. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 5 Oct. 2023 Kate's comments came during a chat with athletes at a reception which celebrated the England Wheelchair Rugby League team’s win at the Rugby League World Cup Final in 2022, per the Daily Mirror. Jenny Haward, Peoplemag, 10 Sep. 2023 In addition to traveling with the Alaska Youth Rugby League to Florida and attending Army’s camps, Lentfer also participated in the youth and adult portion of the talent ID camp hosted by the Seattle Seawolves, a professional rugby team. Josh Reed, Anchorage Daily News, 28 Apr. 2023 The rock icon also starred as Auntie Entity in 1985’s Beyond Thunderdome, the third in George Miller’s Mad Max action movie franchise, and from 1989 to 1995, Turner was the face of the National Rugby League (then the New South Wales Rugby League or NSWRL). Lars Brandle, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 See More

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“Rugby League.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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