The following referees have been promoted to the national panel of match officials:
Category: Young Players
Leading the session were three experts in the field, all senior Lancashire XV Bill Beaumont Cup winners: Alex Loney, Nick Flynn and Phil Mills. They covered scrum engagement, lineout and loose play for props and hookers. There was also a session on building an 8-man scrum with some excellent detail imparted. The Lancashire Development Centre… Read more »
As part of the RFU’s Young Rugby Ambassador programme, Northumberland Rugby Development Team, in partnership with Newcastle Falcons, recently helped 43 students working on their Refereeing Children Award.
Kent RFU and the local RFU delivery team recently added a new category to the Kent RFU end of season awards.
Witham sits on the Roman road from London to Colchester and its most celebrated resident was Dorothy L Sayers, but their rugby club may yet add the name of an England rugby player to the list of the town’s best known locals.
This season Cheshire clubs have moved away from cup competitions and launched their first Quilter Kids First Festivals.
England Rugby has launched a Female Match Official Development Programme and to support this we have produced a video that’s designed to motivate a new generation of female referees. It’s called ‘Be The Best You’.
England Colleges RFU recently launched the Colleges Young Referees Forum, using refereeing to encourage, support and develop students’ life and rugby skills.
As we all make preparations for the coming 2018/19 season, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year and to say a huge thank you for your contribution to this great game of ours over the past year.
Experienced coaches, Patrick Jerram and Rob Honeyman talk about the benefits of endorsing Age Grade Rugby and the Codes of Practice that support it.