Rugby was probably introduced in Canada by the Royal Navy in 1823, also promoting its development in different regions of the country. Although the game disappeared completely from the country, it was reintroduced by the formation of the national team and domestic competition. Both rugby league and rugby league have become popular throughout the country since reintroduction. The Canadian Rugby League hosts a number of national and professional contests. Rugby League has four teams in the championship area. The rugby league has attracted over 13,000 senior players and a number of young players across the country, especially in British Columbia.
Football has been a popular sport in Canada since 1876. It is the most popular sport in this country in terms of participation with more than 2, 7 million people participating in the game in 2006. Football in Canada is managed by the Football Association known as the Canadian Football Association. There are 1,450 clubs across 12 regions. An armature competition called the National Championship is held every year with the senior men’s team competing for the Challenge Cup while the Women’s Championship for the Championship. The championship also includes levels U-18, 16 and 14. The Canadian national football team also participates in several international competitions such as the World Cup and Olympic Games.
Although Canada is not penalized for participating in test matches, the national team is allowed to participate in international matches one day. The country has a very competitive women’s cricket team and the U-19 has participated in three U-19 World Cup events. The senior men’s team also competed in three Cricket World Cup events. Cricket in Canada is managed by Cricket Canada, which was established in 1892. The agency organizes intercity games in the country and has also introduced Scotia Shield U-19 and domestic competitions National Championships T20.