Referee

Below is the list of laws for each age group and format of the game.

The latest ‘Laws of the Game’ which includes XVs, 7s, 10s, Under 19s, Pathways and Touch 7s can be downloaded here

The latest ‘Game Management Guidelines’ can be downloaded via PDF here, video here or PowerPoint here.

The latest ‘Kids & Youth Pathways (U6-U12)’ can be downloaded here.

The latest ‘Veterans Rugby Laws’ can be downloaded here.

The latest ‘Beach 5s Laws’ can be downloaded here..

If you are looking to request a variation to the Australian Domestic Law please fill out and return the form here

For more information about ‘Refereeing in Practice’ please click here.

Age Restrictions

Referees under the age of 17 can only officiate XVs games which are more than two years below their age.

Referees under the age of 17 can only officiate 7s games which are of the same age or below.

Assistant Referees under the age of 17 can only officiate matches no more than two years above their own age.