The Northern clubs of England were instrumental in breaking away from union and forming a Rugby League.
Rugby League was first played in Northern England after separating from the Rugby 'Union'.
Amercia didn't create the best game in the world which is "Rugby League". But America does play Rugby League, which is ÄMNRL. It is increasing it's popularity.
Rugby League salary cap is a game. This game was first introduced in the year 1990.
Rugby League sits second, AFL is first, and cricket is third.
Rugby union was :) the rugby union club i captain is the oldest rugby club in the world
In 1917, Australia's first rugby league club, the Glebe "Dirty Reds" (founded on January 9, 1908),
Gaelic football was first codified in 1887 rugby football league goes back to 1895
There's a lot more money involved in rugby league, probably because it was the first to become a professional sport.