The International Interactive
Rugby League is the world's oldest fantasy rugby league
community, established in 1997.
If you are new to the game of rugby league, you can read the
rules of rugby league here.
The IIRL does not use real time statistics to run games like
other fantasy rugby league competitions, instead we use a
simulator which creates games based on your player's ratings,
your team line up and strategy, as well as those of your
It is essential that you join the IIRL egroup at
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/iirl. All IIRL results and
important information are published through this egroup and
you can have messages emailed to you as they are published, as
a daily digest or read them online only (the latter is not
Please remember two things in the IIRL: have fun and treat
each other with respect.
If at any time you have a problem with someone's conduct
either on the egroup or if they contact you personally, please
contact the IIRL Board and we will deal with the situation
The appropriation and use of IIRL materials (rules, graphics,
player ratings. etc) in non-IIRL affiliated competitions will
be considered to be a breach of copyright. Any coach guilty of
this will face the threat of expulsion from the IIRL and its
It is essential that you join the IIRL egroup at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/iirl. All IIRL results and important information (including rule changes) are published through this mailing list. All IIRL egroup messages are archived at the above address. Abuse of the egroup will not be tolerated. This includes spamming, any non-IIRL related postings, and abusive/offensive language.
Two Important Rules
Have fun - it's only a game.
Always have respect for the IIRL board members - we're not paid to do this you know.
Misuse of Egroups
Misuse of the IIRL E-Group, all corresponding messageboards and related e-groups:
If a team owner/coach behaves in a way in which the Board finds contrary to that of the spirit of IIRL, the Board can, after giving at least one warning before the first instance:
First time - withdraw posting rights to the any such e-group/messageboard for a week
Second time - withdraw posting rights to the above for a month and fine the coach a sum to be decided by the Board.
Third time - lose coaching rights to your club for one month
Lose your team (including any teams in affiliated competitions) and not be allowed to re-enter the competition (or any affiliated competitions) until the start of the next IIRL season, or six months, whichever is longer.
Any articles posted on IIRL e-groups and messageboards, etc are not to contain any quotes from players or coaches not associated with that club or organisation without approval from the organisation or club.
The appropriation and use of IIRL materials (rules, graphics, player ratings. etc) in non-IIRL affiliated competitions will be considered to be a breach of copyright. Any coach guilty of this will face the threat of expulsion from the IIRL. Use of publicly released versions of the sim (but not the player database) is permitted.
Offensive language. Words such as f***, c***, sh**, d***head. $500000 fine (Note: if you write them with asterisks as shown they will not be considered offensive).
Personal abuse of another coach. $1000000 fine.
Using the egroup to promote non-IIRL or non-RL activities. $250000 fine.
For first offences the offender will be placed on a good behaviour bond. The fine will apply for 3 rounds. If no further offences are committed the fine will be refunded.
Changes to team names, locations, mascots, etc must be approved by the IIRL Board - firstname.lastname@example.org
The IIRL Board must be told if you choose to leave the competition and whether you are appointing a coach or not. If you are leaving for a short period of time however, please email email@example.com