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  1. The WA Referees' Seminar

    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 ...
  2. Too old to tour??????

    by , 20-03-12 at 14:03 (DIARY OF A B52 REF (aged 29 3/4 forever) with apologies to Sue Townsend)
    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 (sp)

  3. Referee assessor

    Hi all,

    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.
  4. A new Swan Referee

    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

  5. Nobody's too old to have a wild time in VEGAS....

    by , 16-02-12 at 19:02 (DIARY OF A B52 REF (aged 29 3/4 forever) with apologies to Sue Townsend)
    WEEK 23- Vegas baby but TRA (tour rules apply) so will stick to the rugger bit ... or maybe just a taster of the social....
    Night one - beers meet up with other refs - breifing - gentle reminder that usa happily ignore some irb directives
    more beers, (p###### spillage/falling over after a couple ), casino with USAF to look after me..
    Night 2 - meet up with irb , quiet beers (not!!) early hours catch s##### in ######### foyer ###### ## six foot blonde ###### unaware being ...

    Updated 16-02-12 at 23:02 by B52 REF (spelling (still knackered))

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