Become a Match Official


Codes and Policies

The national Safe Play Code is applied to players in Rugby League Teams aged 15 years and under. The Code was developed to emphasise safety and good conduct within the game of Rugby League by creating the best possible on-field environment and actively controlling undesirable actions.more

Rule Books


Fitness Testing

Rugby League is a very intense, physically demanding sport, made up of two very exhausting halves. In a game of Rugby League, a player will become involved in bursts of high intensity work with short recovery periods. These work periods may include running the ball, chasing an attacker and tackling. The recovery period is the time between performing these activities, where lower intensity activitimore

NZRL Referees Fitness Testing Model

This should be read in conjunction with the Requirements for Referees documentmore

Course Dates

NZRL & District Coordinators work closely to deliver match officials courses and development programs to ensure match officials are equipped to officiate at the various levels of our game.more
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