Wikipedia:WikiProject Rugby league/Manual of style/Rugby league in Nation articles
Introduction should summarise briefly the article so as to provide a spiralling out effect. That is, cover little of the article for the introduction which then the article goes onto cover more. Refer to the Wikipedia:Manual of Style.
Rugby league in England achieved good status and can be used as a model.
The most important aspect. All nations that have or are playing, have a history.
National team (Compulsory)
This is compulsory as every nation should at least have or have had a national team. If it does not or never did, the article is questionable at best. In this case, mention that no team has ever represented the nation.
Summarise competitions (history, teams etc.) and link to relevant articles. If articles do not exist for the separate competitions, either one of two things can be done:
- Store all information about the competition under this section
- Create the relevant articles and link
In nations for which rugby league is a popular sport, a demographics section should be written, if not when the article is created, then eventually. It should give a good idea of what type of people play rugby league and where it is played. Use your imagination when talking about demographics (e.g. sex, race, location).
Only necessary in cases where rugby league has a noticeable impact on the culture of a nation such as Australia and PNG. In these countries, especially in Australia it forms a large part of modern pop culture in NSW and QLD. In PNG, its slightly different, its the most followed sport and has been said to have a much more tribal-like culture attached to it. It is expected a general rugby football culture article will be written. References may be made to this article where appropriate.