This code of rugby is traditionally popular in the north - especially around Lancashire and Yorkshire.
But it's on the move!
New teams like the London Broncos mean rugby league is starting to take off elsewhere too.
And the sport's "Super League" is now played in summer rather than winter.
The Bradford Bulls and Castleford Tigers run tag and non-contact sessions that let kids ease their way in.
What's in the kit bag?
You can also get protection gear for the head, ears, chest and shoulders.
Want more details on the sport?
Where else can I get more information on the sport?
The Total Rugby League website has a fans' forum, online shop and news on leagues around the world.
The Great Britain section on the World of Rugby League website covers most UK rugby league competitions.
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