Wherever you are in your journey as a referee, each of these toolkits
provides support to help you grow as a referee and to get even more
enjoyment from blowing the whistle.
In this section the 9 match official toolkits are structured in terms of:
It is an invaluable resource, compiled by RFU educators and featuring the insights and experiences of some of the most respected match officials in the game.
Visit the referee playlist to learn about the experience of other match officials, to explore the Whistle-Stop series and learn more about the England Referees Award.
The Referee Toolkits are a series of online and downloadable resources designed to provide information and guidance on various player welfare topics. The toolkits are separated into 'bite-size' topics to provide information and guidance to support clubs and other rugby activity organisers in delivering best practice.
The success and sense of achievement that a coach, a match official or a volunteer experiences is often down to the investment that others have made in them. This toolkit introduces you to 3 courses designed to help you acquire mentoring and people development skills.
There are 37 referee societies and they are the heartbeat of our refereeing community. Find your local society as well as advice about recruitment & retention, safeguarding, fitness and wellbeing and other training resources.
Here you can find and access Match Official Developer Forms, Discipline Report Forms and Injury Report Forms. They are designed to help you with match official development, disciplinary issues and the reporting of serious injuries.
On-field and off-field information as well as details about match official appointments, and selection criteria.