Join Us


To join NLDRURS as a referee, assessor or club referee, then you need to complete an Application Form.

A blank application form can be found here, and can be submitted to

Once you have completed your application form, you also need to be set up on WhosTheRef and GMS. You can find more information about these here.

Qualifying as a Referee

If you wish to referee outside of your club, or grow your refereeing skills, you need to complete the England Rugby Refereeing Award. The next courses within NLD are detailed below.

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Bookings are taken via the RFU GMS Course Finder here.