England Women will receive payment for the first time during the World Cup Nines tournament
The Women’s leagues have been amateur at the moment, but for the first time, the internationals will be getting paid for their participation.
The participation fees are equal to the Mens for the tournament, which will take a place a week after the Super League Grand Final.
It is a huge step for the sport, as it plans to host the Womens and Mens World Cups in 2021.
Is the recent big step taken, after it was announced the Womens Super League Grand Final would be the first to be broadcasted live on Sky Sports and Betfred would be the first title sponsors of the Super League.