Becoming A Match Official
There are several reasons why you may want to become a match official.
Perhaps you’ve just hung up your boots and want to stay involved in the sport or maybe you’ve got a bit of spare time and want to earn some money in an enjoyable way whilst keeping fit.
Whatever your reason, courses are frequently available allowing you to get your foot on the first rung of the ladder.
For more information on any of the courses below or to book fill in the application form below.
Once you’ve sat your course you’ll be advised to join a local referee society where you will receive training and mentoring to help you progress. They will give you your initial appointments and attend regularly to give you development tips on how best to progress.
13 a-side Course
The full 13 a-side course is available in venues across the country and ran over one day or two sessions.
The course costs £25 or £12.50 for Under-16s and combines both practical and theoretical elements to give participants a developed understanding of the international laws of the game.
At the end of the course participants will take a written exam and those successful with receive the “RFL Match Officials Award” and will then be encouraged to join a local society.
Saturday 25th April - NEW Ravens, Kings Norton RFC, Birmingham, B48 7BB from 9 - 3
Sunday 26th April - Feltham College, Browells Lane, Feltham, London, TW13 7EF from 10 - 4
Saturday 16th May - William Street Club, Lock Lane, Castleford, WF10 2LW from 10 - 4
Saturday 6th June - Hindley ARLFC, St Peters Pavillion, Hindley, Wigan WN2 3DN from 10 - 4
Match Official Application Form
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