Experience Level Beginner to advanced
Association / Organisation Various


There are many opportunities within the sport of Rugby League, including but not limited to the following:


The NRL and VSA are partnering in the delivery of a ground breaking program called Battlefields to Footy Fields. The program provides veterans the opportunity to:

  • Undertake a National Rugby League Officiating Course with built in Vocational Education & Training components
  • Initially referee rugby league matches in their local community while also
    providing pathways to the upper levels of officiating, including the professional ranks
  • Participate in coaching and/or mentoring to undertake accreditation courses to fulfil these roles
  • Become a valued team member
  • Earn additional income
  • Be supported through the journey by well-established officiating structures

As part of the program, the NRL will provide:

  • Uniforms
  • Insurance and association fees
  • Equipment
  • A mentor who will train and follow the referee as they move up the officiating ranks

NSWWRL Development Sessions:

Weekly program structured to allow players to train with other players of the same skill level, whilst also learning from more experienced players at some point during the sessions. Involves fitness, training drills and scrimmages.

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