Want to Referee Rugby?

Every Society in the UK is almost always short of referees, and unable to cover every game in its area.

So recruitment is one of our key priorities: if you would like to referee, you'll be guaranteed:

Please contact our Secretary should you have any questions or require further information

Unqualified Referees

If you would like to become a referee, then you will need to have completed at least your Level 2 - Refereeing the 15-a-Side Game Award.

Click here to see several short videos produced by the RFU on the content of the course, how it is taught and your first steps towards becoming a Rugby Referee.

There are also more videos which give insights into the course from people who have undertaken it.

For details of when Courses are taking place near you, please visit the RFU website

Level 2 - Refereeing the 15-a-Side Game Referees

If you have completed your Level 2 - Refereeing the 15-a-Side Game Award, then NLDRFURS will give you your first seasons membership free of charge, and will assist you in becoming a fully-qualified Society Referee. Please complete an Application Form and return it to the address on the form.

Qualified Referees

If you have already qualified as a referee and would like to join, then please complete an Application Form and return it to the address on the form.