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Encyclopedia > Northern Territory Rugby League
The logo of the Northern Territory Rugby League.
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The logo of the Northern Territory Rugby League.

The Northern Territory Rugby League is responsible for administering the game of Rugby League in the Northern Territory of Australia. It controls the Darwin Rugby League, Darwin Junior Rugby League and the Centralia Australian Rugby Football League. Rugby league is a team sport, played by teams of 13 players per side (usually plus 4 substitutes). ... Motto: None Nickname: ? Other Australian states and territories Capital Darwin Government Administrator Chief Minister Const. ...

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History

The first Rugby League competition in Darwin took place in 1941. This competition comprised of servicemen stationed in Darwin during World War 2. The competition was suspended following the Japanese air raids on February 19, 1942 and did not recommence until 1943. The game was not played on an organised basis after servicemen left the city at the end of the war until the formation of the Northern Territory Rugby Football League Association in 1950. The newly formed association's first game was held on January 14, 1951. 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... German soldiers at the Battle of Stalingrad World War II was the most extensive and costly armed conflict in the history of the world, involving the great majority of the worlds nations, being fought simultaneously in several major theatres, and costing tens of millions of lives. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... January 14 is the 14th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1951 was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ...


Darwin Rugby League

The logo of the Darwin Rugby League.
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The logo of the Darwin Rugby League.

Current Teams

  • Brothers
  • Litchfield
  • Nightcliff
  • Palmerston
  • South Darwin
  • University

Grand Final Results

  • 1950/51-Wallabies-9-d-RAAF-2
  • 1951/52-Qantas-3-d-Navy-2
  • 1952/53-Qantas-24-d-Wallabies-5
  • 1953/54-RAAF-21-d-Qantas-5
  • 1954/55-Wallabies-16-d-Qantas-5
  • 1955/56-Wallabies-7-d-Navy-5
  • 1956/57-Wallabies-19-d-RAAF-10
  • 1957/58-Wallabies-16-d-5ACS (RAAF)-2
  • 1958/59-Qantas-18-d-5ACS-5
  • 1959/60-Qantas-12-d-Navy-5
  • 1960/61-RAAF Green ACS-7-d-Navy-Army-5
  • 1961/62-Wallabies-23-d-Navy-Army-10
  • 1962/63-Nightcliff-18-d-Brothers-5
  • 1963/64-Nightcliff-11-d-Brothers-10
  • 1964-RSL formerly ACS-5-d-Brothers-0
  • 1965-Nightcliff-18-d-RSL-15
  • 1966-Brothers-10-d-Nightcliff-9
  • 1967-Brothers-10-d-Nightcliff-7
  • 1968-Nightcliff-5-d-Brothers-3
  • 1969-Nightcliff-17-d-RSL-8
  • 1970-Brothers-30-d-RSL-11
  • 1971-RSL-28-d-Nightcliff-14
  • 1972-RSL-25-d-South Darwin-14
  • 1973-Brothers-14-d-RSL-10
  • 1974-Brothers-29-d-RSL-14
  • 1975-Nightcliff-36-d-RSL-21
  • 1976-Northern Suburbs-15-d-Waratahs-13
  • 1977-Northern Suburbs-28-d-Nightcliff-20
  • 1978-Waratahs-30-d-Brothers-14
  • 1979-Northern Suburbs-24-d-Brothers-13
  • 1980-South Darwin-37-d-RSL-2
  • 1981-Waratahs-20-d-South Darwin-7
  • 1982-Northern Suburbs-35-d-Brothers-11
  • 1983-Waratahs-24-d-South Darwin-20
  • 1984-Brothers-26-d-Waratahs-2
  • 1985-Waratahs-S/D-52-d-Nightcliff-14
  • 1986-Waratahs-Southern-34-d-Brothers-12
  • 1987-Nightcliff-26-d-Brothers-22
  • 1988-Brothers-20-d-Waratahs-S/D-16
  • 1989-Brothers-30-d-Waratahs-S/D-8
  • 1990-Brothers-18-d-Tracey Village-12
  • 1991-Brothers-28-d-Casuarina-12
  • 1992-Nightcliff-28-d-Litchfield-0
  • 1993-Top End Raiders-21-d-Nightcliff-6
  • 1994-Litchfield-16-d-Nightcliff-14
  • 1995-Litchfield-23-d-Nightcliff-6
  • 1996-Litchfield-21-d-South Darwin-6
  • 1997-Litchfield-28-d-University-14
  • 1998-Litchfield-24-d-Nightcliff-18
  • 1999-Nightcliff-24-d-Brothers-10
  • 2000-Nightcliff-38-d-University-6
  • 2001-Nightcliff-38-d-NTIS-10 (Institute of Sport)
  • 2002-Nightcliff-22-d-University-10
  • 2003-South Darwin-51-d-Brothers-50
  • 2004-Brothers-62-d-University-12

Source: Northern Territory Rugby League


Central Australian Rugby Football League

The following teams play from Under 9s through to A Grade.

  • Central Memorial
  • United
  • Vikings
  • Wests

Gove

  • Gove Junior Rugby League

Katherine

  • Katherine Junior Rugby League


Rugby League in Australasia Rugby league is a team sport, played by teams of 13 players per side (usually plus 4 substitutes). ... Australasia is the area that includes Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea, and the many smaller islands in the vicinity, most of which are the eastern part of Indonesia. ...

Competitons
National Rugby League | State of Origin | Pacific Cup | Pacific Rim Championship The National Rugby League (NRL) is one of the most popular sporting competitions in Australia and, in recent times, New Zealand, consisting of fifteen teams playing Rugby League football against each other. ... The State of Origin is a series of three interstate rugby league matches between Queensland and New South Wales, played annually. ... The Pacific Cup is a rugby league competition for international teams from the pacific region. ... The Pacific Rim Championship is a rugby league competition, sanctioned by the Rugby League International Federation and organized by both the New Zealand Rugby League and Pacific Island Rugby League Association (PIRLA). ...

National teams
American Samoa | Australia | Cook Islands | Fiji | New Caledonia | New Zealand | Niue | Papua New Guinea| Samoa | Tokelau | Tonga

Federation Links
Australian RL | New South Wales RL | Queensland RL | New Zealand RL The Australian Rugby League (ARL) is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League in Australia. ... NSWRL Group 9 side Wagga Brothers in Action New South Wales Rugby League (NSWRL) is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League in New South Wales. ... The logo of the Queensland Rugby League. ... The New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) is the governing body for the sport of Rugby League in New Zealand. ...

NRL Teams
Brisbane Broncos | Canberra Raiders | Bulldogs | Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks | Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles | Melbourne Storm | Newcastle Knights | New Zealand Warriors | North Queensland Cowboys | Parramatta Eels | Penrith Panthers | South Sydney Rabbitohs | St. George-Illawarra Dragons | Sydney Roosters | Wests Tigers The Brisbane Broncos is a rugby league team based in Brisbane, Queensland. ... The Canberra Raiders are a National Rugby League team based in Canberra, Australia. ... The Bulldogs are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Melbourne Storm are a rugby league team based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. ... The Newcastle Knights are a National Rugby League team based in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. ... The New Zealand Warriors (formerly Auckland Warriors) are a rugby league team based in Auckland, New Zealand who compete in the Australian based National Rugby League competition. ... The North Queensland Cowboys is a Rugby League club based in Townsville, Queensland, Australia which represents the region of North Queensland. ... The Parramatta Eels are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Penrith Panthers are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The South Sydney Rabbitohs are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The St. ... The Sydney Roosters are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ... The Wests Tigers are a team in the National Rugby League (NRL), the premier rugby league football competition in Australia. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Rugby league - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2930 words)
Rugby league was initially played by a breakaway faction of the English Rugby Football Union (RFU) known as the Northern Union.
Rugby league in New Zealand is under the control of the New Zealand Rugby League, which runs the national competition, the Bartercard Cup and the national team, the Kiwis.
Rugby league is highly popular in Australia, New Zealand, and the Papua New Guinea where rugby league is recognised as the national sport.
Northern Territory Rugby League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (184 words)
It controls the Darwin Rugby League, Darwin Junior Rugby League and the Centralia Australian Rugby Football League.
The first Rugby League competition in Darwin took place in 1941.
The game was not played on an organised basis after servicemen left the city at the end of the war until the formation of the Northern Territory Rugby Football League Association in 1950.
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