Berkeley Coles Backyard League

A 5 week FREE Backyard League Program is being held by NRL Development at Hollymount Park, Woonona. The program will start on Thursday 23 May 2013.more


'Hot Seat/Tackle Bullying Assembly'

In 2013, The NRL along with the St George Illawarra Dragons have developed a brand new assembly, delivering the NRL One Communities 'tackle bulling' message, along with having a bit of run with the 'Dragons Hot Seat Challenge'!more

Rugby League/League Tag Training session

NRL Staff members are always willing to get out to your school and run a training session with your teams, whether it be in preparation for a Rugby League or League-tag gala day!

To get our qualified staff to get along to your school, contact the Manager of the Southern NSW team, Matt Schubert at or 0429 651 255more

Dragons Community '40/20' Program

NRL and Dragons Community Staff members add a new dimension to Rugby League programs in schools with the '40/20 Program!'.

Modelling the program around an idea to incorporate passive learning with our active skills sessions, NRL Staff spend 20 minutes inside the classroom, followed by a 40 minute skills session!more

Cole's Backyard League (3 - 6+)

Cole's BACKYARD LEAGUE is the NRL's paramount school's program. The 5 week long program is designed to provide and fun and inclusive environment for boys and girls of all skill levels and experience in Rugby League!

It works into your schools schedule, and NRL Staff members cater for all participants to actively gain skills and knowledge of our great game!more

Early Childhood Backyard League (K - 2)

The program is based upon a short story which
made up of four short chapters about a
, 2 cattle dogs and their efforts to get
Bulls & Sheep to the green grass within

lessons are modified, non-contact, safe,
appropriate and progressive whilst
basic Rugby League Concepts. Peter Pollock’s lessons and story have been trialled by a P -2 committee of Development Staff in South East Queensland and are having great results with some staff really taking to the “Farmer” idea and dressing to the part.

The ARL and CRL Development officers are very excited about introducing the program into our schools along the South Coast in 2012! 

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