92 Results for group: all-referees-documents

PO#14 – Understanding, Playing and Communicating Advantage

This Preferred Options paper explores the subtleties of playing advantage. Playing advantage well is very much down to experience, knowledge and judgement; it is therefore an important  personal development area for referees.   More

Protocol on Refereeing Under 18 Matches

This protocol complements the Society's Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. It sets out the responsibilities for those involved in refereeing uner 18 matches. The term “refereeing” includes touch-judging or assistant refereeing as an appointee of the Society; an under 18 match is one arranged for players under ... More

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy for Junior Referees

This policy applies to all Jumior Referees i.e. young people, both boys and girls, who are under the age of 18 and who are interested in refereeing Rugby Union age-grade matches within the Society’s area. The RFU has developed a safeguarding Children’s Policy, and the Society proposes to operate its Policy for its ... More

Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy

This policy regulates all of the Society’s activities in relation to officiating at matches involving players under the age of 18. The policy must be adhered to by all members of the Society who participate in officiating at or appointing to these matches. In adopting this policy the Society has had regard to the ... More

PO#13 – Communication in Managing Conflict

As an official you’re going to be involved in potential conflict situations due to the nature of competition and the wide range of people involved. How you handle these situations, and more importantly yourself, can have a major outcome on the length and enjoyment of your officiating career. This Preferred Options ... More

Application Form to join the Society

Membership application form for prospective referees (both novice and experienced) who wish to join the Society. More

PO#12 – Communicating with Players and Coaches

Communicating with players before, during and after a match should be structured and have a purpose.  The objective is to gain players’ trust and respect rather than affection. This Preferred Options paper covers four categories of communication from referee to players/coaches: 1.  Information 2. Decision-maki... More

PO#11 – Game Values

Preferred Options paper on the Game Values, describing the Society’s approach to player appealing, questioning decisions and general backchat. More

Society Kit Season 2019 – 2020

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 ... More

PO#8 – Refereeing the Lineout

Preferred Options paper on refereeing the lineout. More