List of rugby league competitions

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The following is a list of rugby league competitions that are still currently in existence. This includes both international tournaments played by national Test teams and also domestic club and provincial competitions.

International tournaments[edit]

International[edit]

Europe[edit]

Oceania[edit]

America/Pacific[edit]

Asia/Middle East[edit]

Domestic Leagues[edit]

Intercontinental[edit]

 England/ Wales/ France/ Canada

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Super League 12 1996 1
Championship 14 2003 2
League 1 11 2003 3

Americas[edit]

 Brazil

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
TOP 1 - Brazilian Rugby League 13-a-side Championship 8 2019 1
TOP 2 - Brazilian Rugby League 13-a-side Second Division Championship 4 2019 2

Europe[edit]

 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Bosnia & Herzegovina Championship 3 2013 1

 Czech Republic

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
CZRLA First Division 7 2011 1
CZRLA Second Division 4 2011 2

 Denmark

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Danish Rugby League Championship 2 2013 1

 France

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Elite One Championship 10 1931 1
Elite Two Championship 11 1982 2
National Division 1 14 1976 3
National Division 2 22 1978 4

 Ireland

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Irish Elite League 10 2001 1

 Netherlands

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Dutch Rugby League Competition 4 2014 1

 Norway

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Norge National Championship 5 2010 1

 Russia

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Russian Championship 6 1991-2010 1

 Scotland

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Deuchars IPA National League 5 1997 1

 Serbia

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Serbian Championship 6 2002 1

 Spain

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Campeonato Nacional de Liga 4 2014 1
Copa España 6 2013 1

 Sweden

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Sweden Super League 3 2011 1

 Ukraine

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Ukrainian Championship 8 2012 1

Australia and Pacific[edit]

 Australia/ New Zealand

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
National Rugby League 16 1998 1
New South Wales Cup 13 1908 2
Queensland Cup 13 1996 2
Ron Massey Cup 12 2003 3
FOGS Cup 11 2001 3
Western Australia Rugby League 17 1948 3
Melbourne Rugby League 13 2001 3
Newcastle Rugby League 8 1910 3
All other competitions 100+ 4

 Cook Islands

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Cook Islands League 6 1994 1

 Fiji

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Vodafone Cup 14 2010 1

 New Zealand

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
National Zonal Competition 7 2010 1

 Papua New Guinea

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
PNG Digicel Cup 10 1990 1

 Tonga

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Tongan National Rugby League 12 1988 1

Africa[edit]

Nations Competition Teams Instituted Latest Year Winner Tier/Division
 RSA Protea Cup 8 2013 2013-14 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg TUKS Blues South Africa 2nd Tier
Rhino Cup 4 2011 2013 Canterbury colours.svg TUKS Reds South Africa 1st Tier

Asia and the Middle East[edit]

Nations Competition Teams Instituted Latest Year Winner Tier/Division
 LIB Lebanon Championship 5 2002 2013-14 Castleford colours.svg Jounieh Al-Galacticos Lebanon 1st Tier
 PHI Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) 9 2013 2013 Wests Panthers Colours.svg MAAP Warriors Philippines 1st Tier
 THA Thailand Rugby League Premiership 6 2014 2014 TBC Thailand 1st Tier
 UAE Emirates Rugby League (ENRL) ? 2013 2013 Quinscolours.svg Abu Dhabi Harlequins United Arab Emirates 1st Tier

The Americas[edit]

Nations Competition Teams Instituted Latest Year Winner Tier/Division
 CAN British ColumbiaBritish Columbia Rugby League (BCRLC) 6 2012 2013 Cairns Cyclones Colours.svg Surrey Beavers Canada 1st Tier
Ontario Ontario Rugby League Competition 4 2010 2014 Wests Panthers Colours.svg Toronto Centruions
 JAM Jamaican Club Championship 5 2005 2014 Country colours.svg GC Foster College Jamaica 1st Tier
 USA USA Rugby League (USARL) 12 2011 2019 Philadelphia colours.svg Brooklyn Kings United States 1st Tier

Women's international tournaments[edit]

International[edit]

Oceania[edit]

Women's Domestic Leagues[edit]

Australia[edit]

 Australia

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
NRL Women's Premiership 4 2018 1
Brisbane and District Women's Rugby League 12 2004 2
Nellie Doherty Cup 2 1999 1
Sydney Metropolitan Women's Rugby League 12 2005 2
Tarsha Gale Nines 12 2016 3
Women's All Stars Match 2 2011 1

England[edit]

 England

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
RFL Women's Super League 8 2017 1
RFL Women's Championship 2017 2
RFL Women's Championship 1 2017 3

Papua New Guinea[edit]

 Papua New Guinea

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
PNG Womens Rugby League 10 1990 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]