Referee

Referee

Stage one: Rugby Xplorer

  1. Download the Rugby Xplorer app or visit https://myaccount.rugby.com.au
  2. Click ‘More’ and then click 'Register'
  3. Select the person you would like to register and click 'Continue'
  4. Enter the ‘Club Name’ or ‘Club Postcode’ (eg: ACT Referees)
  5. Under Role select ‘Match Official’ 
  6. Under Registration Type select ‘Referee/Referee Coach/Asst Referee’ or ‘Non-Appointed Referee Association Member’ 
  7. Under Duration select ‘Season’ 
  8. Registration will appear as ‘Open’ and you can then proceed through the registration process and complete payment  

Stage two: Smart Rugby (free online course)

  1. Head to the Rugby Xplorer app or visit https://myaccount.rugby.com.au
  2. On the left-hand menu choose ‘Learning Centre’ and click on the appropriate profile.
  3. On the left-hand menu choose 'Browse Learning’ then ‘Smart Rugby’
  4. Click 'Enrol’ and complete the online learning.

Stage three: Online Course

If you’re completely new to rugby or refereeing, we recommend you complete one of the face-to-face courses below. Please follow the steps below to enrol.

Refereeing Kids Rugby

  1. Head to the Rugby Xplorer app or visit https://myaccount.rugby.com.au
  2. On the left-hand menu choose ‘Learning Centre’ and click on the appropriate profile.
  3. On the left-hand menu choose 'Browse Learning’ then ‘Referee’
  4. Choose 'Refereeing Kids Rugby’ and select the nearest course to enrol.

Foundation Course

  1. Head to the Rugby Xplorer app or visit https://myaccount.rugby.com.au
  2. On the left-hand menu choose ‘Learning Centre’ and click on the appropriate profile.
  3. On the left-hand menu choose 'Browse Learning’ then ‘Referee’
  4. Choose ‘Foundation Course – Rugby’ and select the nearest course to enrol.

If you’ve got some rugby or refereeing experience under your belt please get in touch with your local association listed below who will advise on next steps.

Assistant Referee

Keen to become an Assistant Referee?

Follow the three simple steps below and get set to join our rugby family!

Stage one: Rugby Xplorer

  1. Download the Rugby Xplorer app or visit https://myaccount.rugby.com.au
  2. Click ‘More’ and then click 'Register'
  3. Select the person you would like to register and click 'Continue'
  4. Enter the ‘Club Name’ or ‘Club Postcode’ (eg: ACT Referees)
  5. Under Role select ‘Match Official’
  6. Under Registration Type select ‘Referee/Referee Coach/Asst Referee’ or ‘Non-Appointed Referee Association Member’
  7. Under Duration select ‘Season’
  8. Registration will appear as ‘Open’ and you can proceed through with registration and complete payment

Stage two: Online Course

Next step is booking in a face-to-face Assistant Referee Level 1 course via the steps below.

  1. Visit the Rugby Xplorer app or visit https://myaccount.rugby.com.au
  2. On the left-hand menu choose ‘Learning Centre’ and click on the appropriate profile.
  3. On the left-hand side choose 'Browse Learning’ and ‘Assistant Referee’
  4. Choose ‘Assistant Referee Level 1’ and select the nearest course to enrol.

For more assistance visit our Resource Library with self-help guides available here.