Questions raised recently in the National Leagues and community game, have highlighted widespread confusion over teams being unable to replace a front row player, leading to uncontested scrums.
To all RFRU & Referee Society Secretaries Working with the RFRU, we have pulled together a slide deck for the law and regulation changes which will have an impact on match officials and consequently their interaction/discussions with coaches and players at the start of the season. The intention of the slide deck is to support… Read more »
As many of you will remember referee legend, “Biggsy” Alan Biggs lost his battle with cancer 4 years ago.
World Rugby has launched a new ‘Women in Rugby’ brand identity and landmark global campaign ‘Try and Stop Us’ aimed at driving increased participation and engagement among fans, audiences, players and investors in the women’s game.
Derek Spence started playing rugby in New Zealand at the age of five. He says that where he grew up children’s rugby was weight graded and “you had to be a certain weight to be allowed to play at all. I remember standing on the scales with stones in my pockets so they would let me play.”
The recent White Rose Day of Rugby, organised by the RFU’s local delivery team, saw events for hundreds of boys and girls across the county.
From September 2019, the Half-Game Rule will become regulation. It means that every player in clubs, schools and colleges is guaranteed to get half the available game time.
I’m Arthur, President of Paris-based non-profit organization Planet Citizens – Language Training 2024.
The RFU will be opening the Level 3 course to any coaches who meet the pre-requisites (download form below) and welcome applications from those coaching children, schools and youth, player pathway and adult rugby in both the male and female game.
Going on RFU courses that are run by an RFU Educator is the best way to develop your coaching or refereeing skills.