Test match (rugby league)

Test match (rugby league)

A test match in rugby league is a match between two rugby league teams that represent their nations. As in test cricket, a rugby league test match is a "test of strength and competency" between the sides involved, both fielding their strongest possible teams.fact|date= April 2008 A test cap may be awarded by a team's governing body to the players participating in the match. fact|date= April 2008

Though many other nations have national and successful rugby league teams and play tests, the league tests that draw most interest are those played between Australia, Great Britain and New Zealand.fact|date= April 2008

France also has a strong national test-playing team, as do many South Pacific Ocean nations where rugby union strengths co-exist with league.fact|date= April 2008

See also

*The Ashes (rugby league)
*Rugby League Tri-Nations
*Rugby League World Cup

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