There are a number of Policies & Procedures that apply to the playing of Rugby in Gold Coast.

Competition administrators especially need to have a sound understanding of the policies that must apply if the competition is to be sanctioned by the GCDRU.

Therse are particular policies that players, coaches and administrators should be familiar with:

ARU Policies

QRU Policies

and additionally, the following GCDRU Specific Policies:

Policy No. Policy Name Revision Date Approved
GCDRU 001/18 Cyclones Representative Team Selection Management Policy 22 February 2018 January 2018
GCDRU 002/18 Sporting Field Closure 31 May 2017
GCDRU 01/18 Hosting Cyclones Match/s 15 January 2018
GCDRU 02/18
Code of Conduct
ARU Code of Conduct By-Law
Expectations of Behaviour Guidelines
Anti-Doping Code
Anti-Doping - Get Educated
WARNING: Methylhexaneamine
Medical Policy
Medical Policy
Sports Supplement Policy
ARU Sports Supplement Policy
Illicit Drugs
Illicit Drugs in Sport
Illicit Drug and Alcohol Prevention
Alcohol Code of Conduct
Illicit Drugs Policy (pdf - 195kb)
Member Protection
Member Protection Policy (inc. Child Protection, Anti-Discrimination, Harassment, & Pregnancy Policies)
Age Grade / Senior Rugby
Junior Age Limits
Pathway Pathway Policy (pdf - 47kb)
Maximum Playing Time (pdf - 123kb)
Mixed Gender Policy (pdf - 32kb)
Two Year Window Policy
Senior Rugby Policy
Event Sanctioning
ARU Event Sanctioning Guidelines & Application
Game Regulations
ARU Registration Form (pdf - 165kb)
Australian Standard - Sports Lighting Criteria
Players Suspended from Other Sports (pdf - 64kb)
Player Transfer to New Union
Work Health and Safety
ARU Medical and Safety Recommendations
ARU Concussion Guidance
Serious Injury Report and Protocol
Insurance Scheme Policy (pdf - 30kb)
SmartRugby Policy (pdf - 34kb)
Blood Policy (pdf - 2kb)
Rugby Goggles (IRB Global Law Trial)
Permission to Tour Application
Sports Visa (Temporary Work Visa Applications)
ARU Welfare Fund
Charity Request Policy
Privacy Policy