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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I need to be a club volunteer?

It is a requirement of the Hunter Junior Rugby League that "ALL" volunteers must have a valid NSW Working With Children Check before registering as a rugby league volunteer. Regardless of whether you are a close relative of a participant or not you, you still require a clearance:


Apply here:

Where can I learn how to use MySideline?

The best place to start will be by completing the Club Administrator courses available on the NRL Learning Centre. Every task is covered via a series of free individual online modules.

Once completed and if you still have any questions or require assistance, the local League and Club Support Coordinators listed below will be able to assist. The NRL also have dedicated support staff and resources available to club administrators.

A member at my club has suffered a concussion, what is the process for them to return to play?

The Concussion Resources page outlines the process that must be followed before a concussed player can return to play.

Where can I get more information to share with my members around TackleReady?

The NRL has put together an information flyer for parents which outlines what each participant will learn over the course of the program.

There is also a page on the Play Rugby League website with more information on the TackleReady program.


What are the primary responsibilities of a club administrator?


- Assist members to complete registrations

- Nominate teams for competitions, specifying age and/or grade where required

- Appoint Coaches, Trainers and Managers to teams (refer to Coach Appointment Guide for assistance)


In Season

- Ensure all players and team staff are registered and assigned to their correct teams

- Ensure all Team Staff hold the correct accreditations

- Provide Team Managers with access to their teams so they can utilise MySideline Manager

- Secretaries are to ensure all relevant communications are passed on to the intended recipients

- Respond to and complete requested tasks assigned by competition management, NSWRL and or NRL


Post Season

- Host AGM and appoint committee positions for the following season

The NRL also have available Induction courses for President, Secretary and Treasurer roles available on the Learning Centre.

For specific position descriptions for each administrator role, follow the links below:

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You can now contact the NSWRL Newcastle Maitland Region team by selecting the Help icon and completing the submission form.


Leanne Hayne

League and Club Support Coordinator - Seniors

Michelle Graham

League and Club Support Coordinator - Juniors

Andrew Konz

League and Club Support Coordinator - Competitions

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