Reporting a serious injury
Find out how you can report a serious injury to NZR.
We place the needs of rugby players first and provide all Provincial Unions with clear direction around areas such as player dispensation, compulsory coaching courses and the half game rule.
The below national policies, regulations and rules are approved by the 26 Provincial Unions and the New Zealand Rugby Board.
Regulations for our inter-provincial competitions as well as Disciplinary Rules for playing rugby in New Zealand.
Great coaching is the most important factor in players' development and enjoyment of rugby.
NZR-approved Domestic Safety Law Variations which differ from the international Laws of the Game.
Game On ensures more games kick off during the season, by allowing rule variations to be agreed between both teams.
NZR is committed to making the game as safe as we practically can for participants.
All NZR registered players, coaches, managers, administrators, medical professionals and referees are automatically covered under the NZR Personal Accident Insurance.