Men's Premier

Men's Competition Format and Dates:

One Round Robin (11 matches), then split into top 6 / bottom 6 (for 5 more matches), points carry through from the round robin into the top 6 / bottom 6 comps. Total of 16 NRFL competition matches for the season.


Chatham Cup:

There will be no knock out competitions this season, which includes the Chatham Cup



The new IFAB Law of the Game for substitutions has been adopted by the NRFL for the 2020 season – up to five permitted (not rolling) from five named substitutes. The substitutions to take place during a maximum of three substitution windows during the match (exclusive of halftime).