Become A Referee

By Becoming a rugby referee you can:


Stay involved in the game
Stay fit
Experience new opportunities
Meet new people
Give something back to the game you love
What do you need to start refereeing:
All you need is a love of the game and a pair of boots
You will be provided equipment from your local provincial union
You are given specialised training both off and on the field
A coach is available to monitor your performance and give you advice and support
Thinking about refereeing but are not to sure about it:

You could try one of the following courses:


Registered Associate Referee

Designed for: Parents and coaches who want to help when no official referee is available
Duration: 2 Hours
Phone: 0800 REFEREE (733 373)
Course content: Scrum safety, laws of the game, role of the referee, nzru "rugbysmart" injury prevention
Application: You will be able to control "contested" scrums (for games at under 11 grade and higher)
Benefits: Basic referee training, introduction to the laws of the game, covered to referee by the nzru indemnity insurance scheme

You Make The Call

Designed for: Secondary school students and others who wish to participate in an advanced introductory refereeing programme
Duration: 14 Hours
Phone: 0800 REFEREE (733 373)
Course content: The modules are grouped in accordance with the common components of the laws of the game of rugby
Application: You will be able to control "contested" scrums (for games at under 11 grade and higher)
Benefits: The course content is nzqa approved and provides the opportunity for participants to obtain credits towards unit standards on the national qualifications framework. It is the first stage in the rugby refereeing training and development pathway

 
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2017 Monday Meetings

The 2017 season Monday meetings will start on the 6th of March and run for 16 weeks excluding Easter Monday and Queens Birthday. Please note the new start time of 7pm this season. The training programme will be uploaded as soon as it is available in early February.

 
2017 AGM

The 2017 AGM date has been set for Monday the 27th of February, 7.00 pm at the Referees lounge.

Contact us

Matt Booth: Secretary
027 339 9388