The Wallabies are the Australian Rugby Union team. The Australian Rugby League team is called the Kangaroos.
Both are Australian national sporting teams, but one is Rugby Union and one is Rugby League - two different games.
England has national teams for both rugby union and rugby league
South Africa, rarely play Rugby League because soccer and union are very popular over there, but Rugby League is increasing with the fans.
rugby league is where play cannot carry on every time a man gets taken to the floor you must put the ball through your legs for another player to pass it. rugby union is where play is fluent with rucks and mauls
jimmy birch a good old legend
Rugby League has 13 players on each team. Rugby Union has 15 players on each team. There is a recognised game of seven-a-side in Rugby Union.
Participation rates of Rugby League in Australia is very high, roughly same about how much people play rugby union in France or England.
Answer. Gridiron has less contact than rugby union or league. It is a more basic one dimensional sport designed for lesser athletes who struggled at Football or rugby union/league. ----------------------- Rugby,we don't need to wear all that padding to play a full on contact sport,same as rugby league,full on contact
The Leicester Tigers play in the English Union club. That plays in the Aviva Premireship of which they were the 2010 champions.
Tama umaga's brother Mike encouraged him to play Rugby Union. They both played Rugby League but Mike switched to Rugby and was selected to play for Manu Samoa, the Samoan representative side, at the Rugby World Cup. Mike persuaded Tana to switch to Union as well and, as they say, the rest is history.
NO. IN 1871 when the leagues split and the northern clubs set up the Rugby league the game became such that no one with League status could play union once they had been "paid" in a professional manner. Therefore even facilities were never shared.