Kirk Award to be presented at ASB Awards

NZRPA Kirk Award named after founding Chairman David Kirk will be presented at the ASB Rugby Awards

Read Full Article Here >

All Blacks and Barrett winners at World Rugby Awards

The All Blacks have won Team of the Year for the seventh straight year, 47-Test first five-eighth Beauden Barrett has won Player of the Year for the first time

Read Full Article Here >

Kiwi's nominated for Rugby World Awards

New Zealand has a strong representation of nominees at the World Rugby Player Awards

Read Full Article Here >

For all News stories click here

Players Own
Latest Issue

In this issue check out
Players Business - Tony Marsh talks about his new business I AM FITNESS APP
Player Personal Development photos
Sporting Spotlight with Olympic Silver Medalist Huriana Manual
The Listener Retires - PDM Peter Sinclair retires from Highlanders & Otago
Norm Berryman Memorial Tournament
New Personal Development Managers in Fiji & Wellington"
Feeding the Future

Download our bi-monthly magazine feature:

Enabling our rugby players to thrive; uniting and inspiring New Zealanders

The NZRPA helps players support each other, helps them take advantage of commercial opportunities and helps them understand and deal with life as professional sports people and beyond.

Beliefs

We’re Serious

The NZRPA helps players support each other, helps them take advantage of commercial opportunities and helps them understand and deal with life as professional sports people.

Beyond the
playing days

We appreciate the transition from professional rugby brings its own set of challenges, so we have established ‘The Rugby Club’ to connect a thriving network of retired professional NZ rugby players. The Rugby Club offers members support to help smooth their transition from professional rugby to retirement, as well as access to networks, preferential services and other opportunities. Perhaps most importantly, The Rugby Club allows players to maintain that valuable sense of team spirit and camaraderie after retiring from rugby.

Our Focus

01

Collective Agreement (Men) and Memorandum of Understanding (Women)‍

02

Professional Rugby Partnership‍

03

Revenue Sharing‍

04

Intellectual Property Ownership, Rights and Programmes‍

05

Promotional obligations and endorsements‍

06

Contracting models

07

Player payments and benefits

08

Employer and player obligations‍

09

Injury, illness and non-selection‍

10

Misconduct and problem resolution‍

11

Teams, competitions and eligibility‍

12

Training and players schedules

13

Rules and regulations governing the game‍

14

Player career, education and personal development‍

15

Player community, rugby development and charity work‍

16

Benevolent and welfare fund‍

17

Insurances and savings programmes‍

18

Mental health and wellness

19

Agents accreditation and education

20

Player induction, education and awareness‍

21

Anti-doping and supplements‍

22

Wagering and anti- corruption‍

23

Medical policies and procedures‍

24

Rugby club for retired players

0
8
0
0
P
L
A
Y
E
R