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2023-24 Handbook (excluding the directory sections)

This is a PDF copy of the 2023-24 handbook, excluding the directory sections. Contact details of those listed in the directory can be found in Who's the Ref (WTR).   More

October Meeting – Tackle Height Presentation

This is the presentation given at the October Society Meeting More

In-goal Scenarios Chart (Version for A5 folder)

This version, when printed,  can be folded to fit in the A5  PO blue folder. More

In-goal Scenarios Chart

This chart summarises various scenarios relating to the situations when the ball goes into the in-goal area, over the dead ball line or into touch in-goal.  It complements PO#25 "Refereeing the in-goal area". (A version of the chart that, when printed, can be folded and put in the A5 PO blue folder, is available here.) More

PO#24 – Acting as an Assistant Referee (AR) with powers

There are occasions when members are asked to act as Assistant Referees (ARs) “with powers”.  This may happen in cup or representative competitions and usually involves advising the referee about events which may result in the award of a PK, try or other event such as a knock-on.  The referee may also ask an AR to ... More

PO#25 – Refereeing the in-goal area

Recent law changes have brought the ‘in-goal’ area into closer focus than ever before.  Referees need to be aware of any changes to the usual laws or patterns of play which are impacted by the in-goal area.  This PO addresses the issue law by law where there are references to ‘in-goal’. This PO is complemented ... More

Discriminatory Language – Open Letter from the RFRU Chair

Michael Priestly, Chair of the Rugby Football Referees Union (RFRU),  sent an open letter for the attention of all match officials. It is dated the 18th September and covers the reporting of discriminatory language either heard or reported during a match. More

2023 – 2024 Season Meetings Calendar

2023 - 2024 Season Meetings Calendar Available for download. More

England Rugby Tackle Height Sanction Framework

England Rugby Tackle Height Sanction Framework More

Tackle Height – So now we know

This is a copy of the presentation on PO#23  - Tackle Height Domestic Law Variation given by Roger Bowden (Chairman) at the extra Society meeting on 23rd May 2023. More