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Rugby League vs. Rugby Union

In 1895 the rugby was acrimoniously split into amateur (Rugby Union)
and professional (Rugby League) divisions. In 1995 Rugby Union
became a professional sport also. Over the years the
rules for Rugby League and Rugby Union have evolved differently,
and they are now considered two separate sports..


Rugby Union


A version of rugby with 15 players on a side.
For many years this version of rugby was was amateur-only, but
now is it professional.


Rugby League


A version of rugby with 13 players on a side.


Rugby Sevens


There are both Rugby Union and Rugby League
versions of this rugby game with 7 players to
a side.

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