The rugby league football has a female-only version, which is the Women 鈥檚 Rugby League. Overseen individually by the various organizations of separate countries and internationally by the Women 鈥檚 and Girls 鈥?Rugby League, current clubs for female-only participation runs in Australia, Great Britain and New Zealand. On worldwide competitions, Australia, France, Great Britain and New Zealand contest regularly at the Women 鈥檚 Rugby League World Cup, which is held on regular intervals. This international level of women 鈥 檚 rugby league championships have been established in the year 2000. The international governing of women 鈥檚 rugby league is the Women and Girls Rugby League. It was established in 2000, in concord with the first Women 鈥檚 Rugby League World Cup. The organization currently administers the running of international game for women 鈥檚 rugby league, and helps manage rugby league within several countries. In Australia and Oceania, the Australian Women 鈥檚 Rugby League, or AWRL, is the overseeing body of all female rugby leagues, and was established in 1993. It is currently under the Australian Rugby League, which supervises its running and management. The AWRL took five years to be recognized by the ARL. The AWRL is overseen by its own governing organizations in the Canberra Women's Rugby League, New South Wales Women's Rugby League, Queensland Women's Rugby League, and the Western Australian Women's Rugby League, at state level. In the United Kingdom, the Women 鈥檚 Rugby League Association, or WRLA, is the directing body of female rugby league in The Isles. It was under the Rugby Football League association, which governs its running and management. WRLA was established in 1985, and was recognized as an official rugby league organization in its first year of existence. There were between thirty and forty female-only rugby league clubs running in England by the beginning of the 2006 season, not including clubs that have teams of both genders. Majority of these clubs are in Lancashire and Yorkshire. The Women 鈥檚 Rugby League World Cup, coinciding with Men 鈥檚 Rugby League World Cup with Australia, France, Great Britain and New Zealand competing, was first held in Great Britain in the year 2000. New Zealand won the inaugural tournament, as well as the 2005 competition, held five years later as the host country. The next Women 鈥檚 Rugby League World Cup was held in Australia in the year 2000, yet again coinciding with the Men 鈥檚 World Cup.
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