72 Results for group: match-observers-documentation

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 – 2010

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

PO#9 – Characteristics of a Manchester Society Assessor (Adviser)

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 More

2019-20 Handbook – Amendments

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... More

What does good advising look like – Self-evaluation

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. More

PO#7 – What does good advising look like?

Preferred Options paper for referee assessors (match observers) that describes what good advising looks like. Updated: 1 October 2019 More

World Rugby confirms scrum law amendment and Updates to High Tackle Sanction Framework

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 ... More

England Rugby Advanced Match Official Award (Pilot) FAQs 2019-2020

What is the England Rugby Advanced Match Official Award? The England Rugby Advanced Match Official Award course builds strongly on the England Rugby Referee Award (Level 2) course and aims to assist match officials with a sound refereeing experience to prepare for individual performance to achieve a higher ... More