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Mod league is a form of
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developed by the
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. It was developed to introduce children to rugby league. Mod league follows on from mini football; it introduces laws more common to the full international
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, whilst also keeping the theme of being an introductory level. It is a necessary bridge between mini footy and the full rigours of international rugby league laws.


Similarities with Mini footy

*Tackles below the armpits *Code of Conduct and safe play code enforced *Every player must play a minimum of one unbroken half of football in each match *Nationally accredited coaches, referees and first aid officers


Changes to bridge the gap between mini footy to rugby league

*Kicking (without
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s) * 40-minute halves ages 8,7,6 *Maximum number of players per team on the field at once is 11 at ages 9, 10, 11 and 13 at age 12 *6 tackles Junior rugby league Variations of rugby league Sports originating in Australia {{Rugbyleague-stub