Welcome to NLDRURS

NLDRURS are responsible for providing, recruiting and training rugby union referees across the three counties of Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire.

NLDRURS has been providing officials to clubs and schools in Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire since September 1933.

Our membership is open to everyone interested in officiating the game of Rugby Union. Whatever your ambitions are, from refereeing once a month to running out at Twickenham, we look forward to welcoming you to Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire Rugby Union Referees Society.

If you are interested in joining the society, please check out our Join Us page, where you will find our application form and other details.

Please use our FAQs page to find out more or Contact Us if you can’t find the information that you require.

Latest Posts

Reminder: 90th Anniversary Dinner

Members are reminded that places for our 90th Anniversary Dinner, on Friday 2nd June 2023 at Newark RFC, are being taken up fast. Those wishing to attend should apply for their ticket before 28th February to avoid disappointment. More details can be found in the WhosTheRef email from the Society Chair or the original 90th…

90th Anniversary Dinner

Our Chair is delighted to invite all members to the NLD Rugby Union Referees’ Society 90th anniversary dinner on Friday 2nd June at Newark RFC. He said that the event “will celebrate past successes and current activities, as well as looking towards our future ambitions whilst concurrently marking our 90th year as a Society -…

Women in Rugby Union Coaching and Refereeing Conference

On Friday 27 Jan around 200 women from all over England, including several from NLD, were invited to a coaching and refereeing course at Welford Road. Attendees shared experiences, learned more about the opportunities available and even got the chance to network with Red Roses Sarah Hunter and Shaunagh Brown. As broadcaster and journalist Stella…

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