100 Results for group: all-referees-documents

PO#21 Managing Refereeing Trends at Professional Level with Reference to the “Community Game”

This Preferred Options paper address issues of perceived disparity between refereeing at the professional level and the Community Game level. Members are asked to read the "Preface" first,  which describes the rationale and methodology used.  This PO differs from the others in that it is a lengthy read. However, ... More

PO#20 – Booklet format

Version of PO#20 in a format that can be printed out and inserted in a PO booklet. More

PO#20 – Refereeing the Head Contact Process (HCP) in the community game

Preferred Options paper (#20) addresses the challenges of refereeing the Head Contact Process (HCP) in the community game. The HCP is a world-wide requirement in rugby refereeing and must be applied. Society referees are asked to consider the issues and recommendations in the paper to help ensure a consistent and fair ... More

World Rugby – Law Application Process: Head Contact Process – March 2021

Re: Law Application Guideline – Head Contact Process The World Rugby Executive Committee, acting in accordance with the World Rugby Bye- Laws, agreed to approve a Law Application Guideline for an expanded Head Contact Process (HCP) to assist the sanctioning process for contact with the head and neck, underscoring ... More

PO#18 – Briefing and On-field Refereeing (Under COVID-19 Law Variations)

This PO paper contains Society advice on intrepreting the RFU document “COVID-19 Law variations 2020/2021 Referee Pre-match Brief”. Members are strongly advised to follow both the RFU document and the Society’s guidance. More

PO#17 – Refereeing the 2020 Law Variations

To facilitate the earliest possible return to rugby as we know it, rugby authorities negotiated certain temporary changes to some laws to reduce the time spent in close face-to-face contact during some phases of the game. This PO paper provides supporting notes from the Society on the RFU “COVID-19 Law Variations 202... More

RFU Law Variations 2020-21: Pre-match Brief

The RFU has issued guidance for officials on conducting the pre-mtach briefing under the Covid-19 Law variations. More

RFU Covid-19 Guidance for Match Officials

One-page guide issued by the RFU, for match officials, with guidance under the headings Before the Match, During the Match and After the Match. More

M&DRURS Data Privacy Policy

This latest version of the Society's policy for collecting, processing and storing members’ and club contacts’ personal data was published in September 2020. It updates links in the previous version. The policy covers what personal data is included, the basis for using such data, with whom it is shared, and why, and ... More

Responses for Maintaining Focus No.4 – Other Arriving Players at a Tackle (PDF document)

This document provides some considered responses to the questions posed in "Maintaining Focus No. 4 - Other Arriving Players at a Tackle". These considered responses were gathered from a range of referees and advisers. Members are strongly encouraged to answer the questions on their own before looking at the responses, ... More