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Match Commissioner Programme

This programme aims to develop Match Commissioners for both World Rugby and regional tournaments through a competency-based training programme which builds knowledge and skills.

In order to become an accredited World Rugby Match Commissioner, you will need to complete each of the following elements:

  • This online Match Commissioner Programme
  • The online World Rugby Laws exam
  • The online World Rugby Technical Zone Programme exam on this site
  • The online World Rugby Medical Protocols for Match Day Medical Staff exam
  • A World Rugby face-to-face Match Commissioner Training Course, where your competencies will be assessed.