Can anyone please tell me in which year the rules were changed so that a kick straight into touch resulted in a line-out in line with where the kick was taken from rather than where the ball crossed the touch line, except where the kicker was inside his own 25 (as it was then)?
Last weekend I attended the Referees' Seminar, a day that most societies around the world hold, be it called conference or seminar, to relate the way we will referee for this season to their members.
The Athletes that make up the WA Rugby Union Referees' Association assembled at RugbyWA headquarters. It was a fine bunch of looking men and a lady, who were all ready to kick off the season.
I gave in my availability form and parted way with $100 (in 15 years of refereeing
Week 25- Essex bunfight - but surprisingly compliant and good humoured. dodgy bit of romford and have to doubloe park the porsche- give a barmaid the keys and am amazed when it is still in position on return. Visiting skip did offer to "give it a proper drive" to his home later. Get to watch one of our decent childrefs last 10 mins. on adjacent pitch- maintains his cool (excellent Tcuping) as homers hammer at and over tryline for elusive winning score.He had arrived worringly close to k.o which
Updated 20-03-12 at 15:03 by B52 REF
I have just moved to Basel in Switzerland from the UK and I am looking to join a referees society in France.
I have scoured the web but I am having difficulty in trying to find a society.
Please could someone help and give me an E Mail address or a site that I could find.
As I am new to the West Australian Rugby Union Referees Association (WARURA) I thought it would be good to keep a blog of how my experiences go through my first season with them.
Last night was my first chance to put faces to the names in the emails, it was a seminar for Advanced Referee Coaches and all ref coaches and L2 referees were invited.
The seminar was led by Andrew Cole, a former iRB Referee with 31 tests & the ARU's National Referee Coach, and Jamie McGregor,
Updated 21-02-12 at 05:02 by Robert Burns