Laws of the Game, Code of Conduct & SafePlay Code
Last Updated: 29/10/2017.
CBDJRL CODE OF CONDUCT
Using the NRL Code of Conduct as its base, the CBDJRL Code of Conduct provides all participants – players, parents, coaches, referees, spectators and officials – with some simple rules that assist in delivering a safe and positive environment to everyone involved in the game. The CBDJRL requires each player, parent and official to complete the relevant Code of Conduct and return to your club. To view the NRL Code of Conduct click here.
JUNIOR LEAGUE LAWS OF THE GAME (Download)
2017 Edition. Junior League Laws from Under 5 to Under 12 competitions.
INTERNATIONAL LAWS OF THE GAME (Download)
2017 Edition. Rugby League Laws of the Game for 13 years and above.
NATIONAL SAFEPLAY CODE (Download)
The Safeplay 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. It applies to all players up to and including the Under 15 years age group.
LAWS READY REFERENCE TABLE (Download)
2017 Edition. Basic breakdown for the laws of the game in different age groups.
RISK MANAGEMENT FOR COACHES & OFFICIALS (Download)
Thousands of Australians participate in Rugby League at various levels on a regular basis. Activities range from the purely amateur recreational level to high profile professional Rugby League. No matter where on the scale an individual is placed, they may be exposed to risks that have the potential to cause physical, financial or legal disaster. Therefore the effective management of risk is an important requirement of everyone involved in Rugby League.
TOUGH LOVE IN LEAGUE (Article - Download)
Tough Love is Automatic send off’s for punching, Zero tolerance of fighting, Abandoning games for Melee’s, Minimum suspensions for violence, Stamping out abuse of match officials. Be FAIR, Beware, Bewarned. The NSW Junior Leagues will crack down on violence in the Grassroots game. Leagues have agreed to the “Tough Love in League” regulations. The program has the endorsement of the NSW Rugby League, and is documented in this brochure. No longer will a minority ruin the Rugby League experience for the vast majority.
MEDIBANK SURVEY (Download)
According to Medibank Surveys it's revealed that Rugby League isn't the most dangerous sport to play with AFL, Soccer, Netball, Cricket and Running rating as more injury-prone sports. Consistent surveys prove that Junior Rugby League with the SafePlay Code in practice is one of the safest Junior Sports for people to play.
COACH ACCREDITATION (Download)
All coaches are required to have a relevant NRL Coaching Accreditation Certificate that is current. The NRL offers the following courses, which you can register for via www.playnrl.com. There is also a minimum accreditation requirement to coach a particular team / age group. Please check the requirements with your club / league as they may vary slightly.