University Rugby League 9's

University Rugby League 9's

The University Rugby League 9’s is run in partnership with the NRL and NSWRL, held at the NSWRL Centre Excellence at Olympic Park in Sydney.

The 2020 event will take place on the 16 October.

The University League 9s is a UniSport endorsed event and will follow the the NRL event COVID safe delivery guidelines.

Team Nominations & Registration

  • Contact your University Team Manager (UTM) to discuss representing your university

  • Registration details will be shared once confirmed. Whilst there is no registration cost associated with competing in this event, it is a requirement for all competitors to register for insurance and eligibility purposes

Official Laws

For a copy of the official laws for the NRL nines, which will be adopted at the University Rugby League 9's click here.


Please note that teams will be required to be in their appropriate University uniform, with matching shirts, shorts and socks and with numbers clearly displayed on the back. It is also strongly recommended that players use mouthguards.



  • The NSWRL Centre of Excellence is located at 12 Dawn Fraser Ave, Sydney Olympic Park (opposite ANZ Stadium)

  • Teams will have access to Cathy Freeman Park as a warm up area

  • Sydney Olympic Park map

Transport & Car Parking: 

  • Visit the Sydney Olympic Park transport page for all transport options 

  • There are $25 max per day options available at Olympic Park parking stations, and there is bus/coach parking available at designated areas in the Olympic Park precinct 


  • There are several hotels/apartments within the Olympic Park precinct which you can view via the Sydney Olympic Park website. There are also many residential buildings in the precinct/close by so checking options via Airbnb is also suggested.


  • There is a cafe on site at the NSWRL Centre of Excellence, with several other options available within the Olympic Park precinct. 

​Sports Trainers

  • The NRL will provide accredited Sports Trainers for the duration of the competition

  • Should teams wish to have a water runner then they will need to be an accredited LeagueSafe Officer (can complete an online course for $10).

2020 Event Schedule & Details


Friday 16 October. 9:45am - 4:00pm

2020 University League 9s Handbook