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 reach out to us using Contact Us if you would like to know more, or if you can’t find the information that you require.



Latest Posts

NLD Ref on BBC Radio Nottingham

NLD Refs member Annette Zhao will be taking to the airwaves of BBC Radio Nottingham on Wednesday 26 Oct to talk all things women’s rugby with presenter Hayley Compton, who’s taken up playing the game recently. Annette will be on live at about 07:30am, with BBC Sounds catchup also available. Great stuff, Annette!

Allianz Cup Appointment for NLD Ref

NLD Refs member Sam Yates ticked off another milestone in his refereeing progress at the weekend when he refereed DMP Sharks vs Gloucester-Hartpury in the Allianz Cup. Everyone at NLD Refs would like to congratulate Sam on an excellent match, we look forward to watching his continued progression!

Monthly Training

Below are details of the Society’s next few training meetings, details of which members should have received by email:


Society Calendar