Category: Referees

RFU courses coming up in March 2019

Going on RFU courses that are run by an RFU Educator is the best way to develop your coaching or refereeing skills.

Rugby Rise in North Mids

Rugby is on the rise in the North Midlands and Staffordshire, so much so that when the RFU’s local delivery team imagined they were running a modest pitch up and play session in January they ended up using two club venues to accommodate more than 150 enthusiastic young players across three age groups.

Rowden Rewards Young Refs

Players from Reading RFC U16s received recognition from their match referee Ashley Rowden following their game against Rams RFC.

Meet The Member Monday

RFU Youth Council: Meet the Member Monday! Occupation: Student at Durham University
Key roles: RFU North Group Referee, Durham University Referees Society President, Concussion Researcher.

Guinness 6 Nations 2019 Officials ready to blow the whistle!

The highly anticipated 6 Nations Championship gets under way on the 1st February 2019 when France face Wales in Paris with England’s Wayne Barnes refereeing the opening encounter and Rowan Kitt acting as TMO. 

Alex helps pupils play their cards right

A recent CARDS workshop organised by Dan Cook, Director of Sport at Giggleswick School, saw former pupil and Wasps forward Alex Rieder head up the day.

Discipline Report Writing Guidance

It has long been an acknowledged part of our game that the vast majority of Match Officials give voluntarily of their time and that generally speaking they do not like issuing red cards. It is recognised as one of the least attractive aspects of their role, as is completing the subsequent discipline reports.