Society Kit season 2019 - 2020
The Society Executive has agreed the following :-
Existing active, ‘paid-up’ and graded Referees will be entitled to:
The current season's shirt (should have been collected from pre-season meetings at Sedgley Park & Preston Grasshoppers), and
A digital voucher to be used ...
What makes for a competent and effective Referee Assessor (Adviser)? This paper outlines the principles involved, the skills and knowledge required and the Society's expectations.
Revised: October 2019
Amendments to the 2019-20 handbook are listed here.
Individuals’ new or amended contact details can be found in Who’s the Ref (WTR), which is assumed to hold the most up-to-date information.
Members and club contacts are asked to keep their contact details up-to-date on WTR and inform the Secretary at madrefsec...
This provides a means for referee assessors (match observers) to evaluate how well they are applying the characteristics of good advising. Details are given in Preferred Option paper #7.
One of the key recommendations from the recent Law Review Group (LRG) meeting in London was an adjustment to the scrum law (19.10b) on player welfare grounds to outlaw the practice of front row players placing their heads on opposition shoulders, which has been determined to increase the axial (or rotational) loading ...
A new law update regarding a slight change in the definition of hindmost and the revised TMO protocol following successful trialling in November.
The paper attached was approved by Rugby Committee and EXCO and should be self-explanatory.
Please note that the revised TMO protocol should be adopted for all competitions ...
Match Official Development Update
Match Official Development Priorities 2018-19