Rugby League (oft auch Dreizehner-Rugby genannt) ist eine Sportart aus der Rugby-Familie, in der zwei Mannschaften zu je 13 Spielern versuchen, das Regeln · Ziel des Spiels · Spieler · Standardsituationen. Whether it's a try or a drop goal, the aim is simple: score more points than the other team. The laws of rugby league, officially the Laws of the Game, are the laws governing the game of . During the inaugural season of rugby league, the rules were changed to require the scrum-half to retire behind a scrum until the ball was out. At half-time the 40th minute of the gamethe teams have a minute break, then swap ends before resuming play. Initially the rules were decided by the Northern Rugby Football Union, today's Rugby Football Leaguethe governing body for rugby league in the United Kingdom. Ina schism in Rugby football resulted in the formation of the Northern Rugby Football Union NRFU. If the receiving player kicks free bejeweled passes the ball prior to being tackled then this does not apply. As the sport spread to around the world, other rugby leagues were established, notably in Australia, France and New Zealand, a more international approach was adopted. For information on a forward's role in the scrum see rugby league scrummage.