Super League

Super League is the top-level professional rugby league club competition in Europe. As the result of a sponsorship deal, it is officially the Stobart Super League. The League has fourteen teams: thirteen from England and one from France. The current champions are Leeds.

Super League began in 1996, replacing the RFL Championship and switching from a winter to a summer season. Each team plays 27 games between February and September: 13 home games, 13 away games and a Magic Weekend game at a neutral venue. At the end of the season, the top eight teams enter play-offs leading to the Grand Final which determines the champions.

The Super League champions play against the winners of the Australia/New Zealand Competition National Rugby League in the World Club Challenge.

Read more about Super LeagueTeams, History, Licensing, Season Structure, Super League Championships, Trophies and Awards, Key Players and Coaches, Competition Sponsorship, Teams That Have Played in Super League, Venues, Academy

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