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is a form of rugby league
Rugby league football, usually called rugby league, is a full contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular grass field. One of the two codes of rugby football, it originated in England in 1895 by a split from Rugby Football Union over paying players...
developed by the Australian Rugby League
The Australian Rugby League is the governing body for the sport of rugby league in Australia. It is made up of state bodies, including the New South Wales Rugby League and the Queensland Rugby League...
. It was developed to introduce children to rugby league.
These modifications are aimed at providing a child with a safe environment, a firm knowledge of the rules of the sport and time to practice the skills such as tackling, passing and common defensive and attacking tactics.
Mod league is a form of rugby league developed by the Australian Rugby League. It was developed to introduce children to rugby league.Mod league follows on from mini footy; it introduces laws more common to the full international laws of rugby league, whilst also keeping the theme of being an...
follows on from mini footy.
Changes to rugby league laws
- 3x10 minute periods
- 8 players per team
- 4 tackles
- Every player has a minimum of one full period
- No kicking
- Small field and football
- Nationally accredited coaches, referees and first aid officers
- Code of Conduct and safe play code enforced
Mini rugby league is a 9-a-side adapted version of the sport. It includes full contact but does not feature scrums and limits kicking to converting tries (optional). Mini rugby league is the form of rugby league recommended by the Rugby Football League
The Rugby Football League is the governing body for professional rugby league football in England. Based at Red Hall in Leeds, it administers the England national rugby league team, the Challenge Cup, Super League and the Rugby League Championships...
for age groups Under 8 and Under 9.