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Rugby League Betting

Rugby League Betting Guide

In terms of betting on Rugby League, the Super League is the most popular competition to bet on. All of the bookmakers featured on the Betting Directory will cover the Super League and Challenge Cup whilst some will also offer betting on the National League's 1 and 2, plus matches from the NRL from Australia.

Domestic Rugby League Betting:

Super League | Challenge Cup

The Super League season kicks off in February and plays right through until the Grand Final in October, played at Old Trafford. Sky Sports have a briliant coverage of the sport with up to three live games featured each week. The BBC cover the Challenge Cup, which is a straight knockout competition with the final played at Wembley.

International Rugby League Betting:

Rugby League World Cup

As well as the domestic competitions, there is the Rugby League World Cup every four years and the tournament provides an opportunity to have a bet on the best international teams and players.

If Rugby League is your game, we've highlighted the best Rugby League Free Bets when you open a new betting account via any of the bookmaker links on this site.

Popular Rugby League Bets

Rugby League Match Betting

Every Super league and Challenge Cup match will be available for you to bet on. Simply select which team you think will win the match. There will be an option to select the draw but this rarely happens in Rugby League.

Outright Bets

Before the season starts it is the best time to get your outright ante-post bets on where Rugby League is concerned. Super League has a habit of throwing up the odd surprise act. We'll try and highlight which teams can possibly break the dominance of St Helens and Wigan.

Handicap Betting

Handicap betting is often a more popular tupe of bet than match betting. Becuase of the scoring in Rugby League, with tries, conversions, penalties and drop goals, bookmakers will give a handicap line against one of the teams to level up the betting. For example, Leeds could be -14 points when playing Warrington.

Tryscorer Bets

As with football betting, you can back a player to score a try in a rugby league match. It's a fun bet really which adds a bit of interest to the match.

Bet on Rugby League Live In-Running

With dozens of Rugby League matches televised every month, betting live in-running on Rugfby League is very popular, with all the above markets available whilst the match is in play plus many more. All of the bookmakers featured in the Betting Directory will offer markets in-running on Super League.

Rugby League Tips

All the latest Super League and Challenge Cup tips will appear here as soon as they are available.

Latest Rugby League News Articles

Hull FC aim to cement Super League top spot with win over Huddersfield
Catalans and Wigan clash in top four thriller
30th Jun
2016 Challenge Cup Quarter Final Previews Wigan and Warrington can ease to victory
Low scoring affair expected in Huddersfield v Wakefield tie
23rd Jun
Hull FC and Warrington Wolves in top of the table Super League clash on Friday
Reigning champions Leeds face Salford in intriguing contest
9th Jun
Wigan Warriors can outclass Salford Red Devils in Super League
Castleford are value to topple Huddersfield on Friday
2nd Jun
Warrington set to heap more misery on Leeds with comfortable Super League win
Hull FC aim to maintain top spot with win over St Helens
26th May
2016 Magic Weekend Preview Super League extravaganza heads to Newcastle
Leaders Warrington can ease past Castleford
19th May
Leeds Rhinos to find it tough against Huddersfield in Super League
Warrington, Saints and Catalans can all bag victory
12th May
Catalans can overpower Batley Bulldogs in Challenge Cup clash
Wigan and Warrington face Championship sides at weekend
5th May
Catalans Dragons tipped to down Hull FC in Super League contest
Warrington and Wigan meet in a top of the table clash
28th Apr
Wigan can grab Super League top spot with win over Huddersfield
Catalans can trounce Salford, as Saints face Rhinos
21st Apr

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Open a Paddy Power account by using any link on this site, have a bet of £10 and they will give you a £30 free bet.

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Open an new betting account with the bookmaker Ladbrokes and you can claim a £50 free bet.

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Claim a sign up bonus offer of £200 with bet365.

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  • Open a new betting account
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Open an account with online bookmaker BetVictor and get £25 in free bets. BetVictor will match your first bet with a free bet to the same value, up to a maximum of £25.

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Open an account with Sky Bet:

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Get a £30 Free Bet when opening a new account with online bookmaker Betway.

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  • Place a bet of £10 or more
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