Rugby Referee Societies

A preliminary list of rugby referee societies around the US has been compiled. This will be an ongoing effort. If your rugby referee society is not listed here, please send an email to admin@marrs.org. http://marrs.org/resources/rugby-referee-societies/

Level 1 Officiating 15’s course

A Level 1 Officiating 15’s course will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Liberty North High School in Liberty, Missouri. All aspiring rugby referees are encouraged to register and attend. There are a few prerequisites that need to be completed prior to attending. More information may be found on the registration page.

Who’s the Ref

In an effort to streamline the process of scheduling matches and assigning referees, the Mid-America Rugby Referee Society will begin using WhosTheRef.com. This is a powerful application that will handle all functions of scheduling, assigning, and tracking. If you are a scheduler, referee, evaluator, referee coach, or club contact, you will need to go to

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World Rugby announces new measures to limit contact with the head

For immediate release: Wednesday 14 December 2016 Issued on behalf of World Rugby World Rugby announces new measures to limit contact with the head New law application guideline will codify zero-tolerance to contact with the head Approach informed by largest-ever study identifying most common situations leading to head injuries Players, coaches and match officials urged to be

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