Mini Rugby Refereeing

Mini Rugby Refereeing

The Mini Rugby Referee course is aimed at those who referee or game coach mini rugby festivals, up to primary 7 age group. Match Officials must be minimum 14 years of age to complete the course. This course is not mandatory.


The Mini Rugby Referee course aims to equip people with the fundamental refereeing skills and tools at a mini rugby level.

By the end of the programme you will…

  • Understand the age grade law variations and how to apply them in a game context.
  • Promote player welfare and manage player behaviours during a game
  • Appreciate the principles of mini rugby refereeing


During the 2020-21 season, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mini Rugby Referee course will be delivered via a taught online module. Once it is safe to do so, the course will be delivered practically.

Download the full course descriptor HERE.

Pre-Course Modules

All coaches must have completed the following before attending the course:


This course is free of charge.


Course dates to be announced shortly.

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