Not many countries play rugby league.
Rugby League is Australia's second most popular sport. Rugby Union is played in alot of countries including SA, NZ, England and Europe.
nearly 30 countries.
103 are currently registered with World Rugby 2015
Rugby...how many countries have a professional handball team?
There are 20 countries taking part in the rugby world cup 2011.
93 countries presently are registered with the IRB.
The game of rugby (in both codes) is now word wide with 0ver 90 countries taking part in the game
94 countries are now registerd with the IRB
Rugby is a popular sport world-wide because it is played in many countries so there is a large fan basis. It is a competitive and easy sport to understand, which makes it appealing to fans as well.