List of rugby league competitions

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The following is a list of notable 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 12 2003 2
League 1 15 2003 3

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 8 1931 1
Elite Two Championship 13 1982 2
National Division 1 21 1976 3
National Division 2 34 1978 4

 Greece

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Hellenic Championship ? 2014 1
Hellenic Championship B Division ? 2014 2

 Ireland

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
All-Ireland Championship 10 2001 1

 Latvia

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Latvian Rugby League Crown 4 1

Malta Malta

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
MRL Dove Men+Care Championship ? ? 1

 Netherlands

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
NRLB Nationale Kampioenschap 2 2014 1

 Norway

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Norge National Championship 5 2010 1

 Russia

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Russian Championship 6 1991 1

 Scotland

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Deuchars IPA National League 4 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 2014 1

 Sweden

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Sweden Super League 4 2011 1

 Ukraine

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Ukrainian Championship 8 2012 1

 Wales

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
South Wales Premiership 8 2003 1
North Wales Conference 4 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

 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

 Samoa

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Samoa Rugby League 6 ? 1

 Tonga

Competition Teams Instituted Tier
Tongan National Rugby League 12 1988 1

Africa[edit]

Nations Competition Teams Instituted Latest Year Winner Tier/Division
 GHA Ghana Championship 6 2014 2014 no final played Ghana 1st Tier
 RSA Protea Cup 8 2013 2013-14 Eastern Suburbs colours.svg TUKS Blues South Africa 1st Tier
Rhino Cup 4 2011 2013 Canterbury colours.svg TUKS Reds South Africa 2nd 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
OntarioOntario Rugby League (ORL) 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) 8 2011 2014 Philadelphia colours.svg Philadelphia Flight United States 1st Tier

Women's rugby league competitions[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]