Going on RFU courses that are run by an RFU Educator is the best way to develop your coaching or refereeing skills.
Laura, who is a qualified PE teacher at Kingthorpe College in Northampton, has officiated in the Netherlands, Croatia, Denmark and Belgium is grateful for all the support she has received.
England Rugby has launched a Young Match official (YMO) programme to encourage more young people aged 14-24 to get into rugby officiating.
England Rugby have launched ‘We Play Rugby’, a new marketing campaign for all formats of rugby played across the country.
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.
Players from Reading RFC U16s received recognition from their match referee Ashley Rowden following their game against Rams RFC.
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.
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.
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.
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.