NLD Structure & Meetings

NLD RFU is run by a Committee, each member holds different roles throughout the CB.  The main body of the committee  are the Management Board who meet once a month and then there is a larger Management Committee Meeting every three months which is held centrally within NLD and invites representation from clubs.  These meetings are normally on the last Monday of each month.

Should you have any queries relating to any areas within NLD please either contact the relevant person listed here or get in touch with Nicole Brown in the NLD Office on 01636 640800 / [email protected].


The latest minutes from the NLD Management Board & Management Meetings are available for all to view via the links below.  For archived minutes please email Nicole Brown in the NLD Office and these can be sent directly to you.

NLD Management Meeting Minutes January 2016
NLD Board Meeting Minutes December 2015

Please note that some sensitive information may have been omitted from the published minutes or some names may have been omitted but these minutes are a true reflection of the meetings and will offer insight and reassurance regarding discussion topics.

RFU Council Meeting Notes

The Middlesex representative on the RFU Council produces a set of notes on the meeting for distribution to their clubs.  Please see the latest copy of these below for your information and an insight into the discussion of the meeting.

RFU Council Notes Middlesex April 2016

Meeting Dates

Monday 25th JulyNLD Board7.15pmNewark Office
Monday 22nd AugustNLD Board7.15pmNewark Office
Monday 26th SeptemberNLD Board7.15pmNewark Office
Monday 31st OctoberNLD Management7.30pmSouthwell RFC
Monday 28th NovemberNLD Board7.15pmNewark OfficePFR Update 16-17
Monday 19th DecemberNLD Board7.15pmNewark Office
Monday 30th JanuaryNLD Board7.15pmNewark OfficePFR Update 16-17
Monday 27th FebruaryNLD Management7.30pmMansfield RFC
Monday 27th MarchNLD Board7.15pmNewark OfficePFR Update 16-17
Monday 24th AprilNLD Board7.15pmNewark OfficePFR Planning 17-18
Monday 22nd MayNLD Management7.30pmSouthwell RFC
Monday 26th JuneNLD AGM7.30pmSouthwell RFC

NLD Membership

NLD run a membership scheme which allows members to apply to purchase International Tickets.  You can apply to be an NLD member by using the NLD RFU Individual Membership Form, membership needs to be endorsed by a current NLD member.  For more information contact [email protected].

NLD Referees Society Training Events

The NLD Referees Society hold training meetings throughout the year and these are open to any Coaches or Club Referees who would like to attend to further their knowledge of the management of the game on the pitch.  You do not have to be a member of the Society to go along – all are welcome.

The central meetings are always held at the Saracens Head in Southwell and start at 7:30 pm, ending at 9:00 pm

Regional Meetings are also held twice a year at Mellish RFC. Lincoln RFC & Derby RFC

The meetings schedule is shown below:

24 November 2015     Tackle/Contact Area   Saracens Head, Southwell

26 January 2016          Game Understanding – with Gareth Thomas Saracens Head, Southwell

08 February 2016        (Week commencing 09/02/2015) – Local Training: Managing Captains & Coaches Mellish RFC – Lincoln RFC – Derby RFC

22 March 2016            Applying Advantage  Saracens Head, Southwell

For more information please contact NLD Referees Society Chairman Paul Carroll.