International Laws of the Game (13s+)

 Junior International(13-18) and Senior(19+) competitions both play under the International Laws of the game

While junior International games are played under the same rules as the adult game, for teams in Under 13 - Under 15 age groups, matches are also played under the National Safeplay Code (for all players 15 years and under) which was developed to emphasize safety and good conduct within the game by creating the best possible on-field environment as well as actively controlling undesirable actions. Click here to view or download the Code.

To download or view a copy of the International Laws please click on the icon below:


To download or view a summary of the International Laws please click here.

The Game Explained

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Laws of the Game

The NRL has various Laws depending generally on the age of the players.

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