All players, non-playing members, and match officials are required to register for coverage under the Rugby Australia National Insurance Scheme.

In 2018, Clubs and Associations must adhere to the following registration regulatory requirements:

  1. Online self-registration for ALL players, non-playing members (committee members and team officials - coaches, managers, first aid/medical staff etc.) and match officials; and
  2. Online payment for ALL Players (full or part payment).

Rugby Australia complete National Registration,Competition Management & Accreditation Regulations 2018 are available here.

Fees & Levies 2018

National Participation Registration Fee (NPRF) per registration category is NOT increased.
National Participation Insurance Levy (NPIL) rates for Junior (5-7), Junior (8-12), Youth (13-18), Senior and Casual Senior remain the same as 2017 (NO increase).  Please see attached Table for details. 

Registration - Important documentation

Rugby Australia Registration Regulations 2018

Rugby Australia Registration Mode & Liability Competition - XVs, 7s & Touch 7s

Rugby Australia Registration Liability Event - XVs, 10s, 7s & Touch 7s

Rugby Australia Insurance Brochure 2018

2018 Player Registration Terms & Conditions

2018 Non-Playing Registration Terms & Conditions

2018 Match Official Association Registration Terms & Conditions

Rugby Australia Application for Refund of Participation Fees 

Rugby Australia Eligibility for a Refund of Participation Fees


  • • A player MUST be self-registered and a player record exists in Rugby Link for every active player.  If a player is not registered in Rugby Link, they will not be insured to play the game.
  • • A Non-playing member MUST be self-registered and a person record exits in Rugby Link for every club official or volunteer with an active role.
  • • Clubs/ Associations are unable to de-register any player or member. If your Club/ Association requires a de-registration please contact your Member Union. Additional information about de-registration and refunds can be found in the Rugby Australia Registration Regulations. 

Please note, all individual Rugby participants must be registered prior to participating in Rugby, including before playing any match or training.