• Twitter

  • Articles RSS Feed

    by Published on 31-08-15 05:08  Number of Views: 4858 
    1. Categories:
    2. Referee
    Article Preview

    RugbyRefs.com is pleased to be able to bring you the full appointments for match officials for rounds 3 & 4 of the 2015 Australian National Rugby Championships.

    The NRC incorporates ...
    by Published on 31-08-15 01:08  Number of Views: 7281 
    1. Categories:
    2. Rugby World Cup,
    3. Referee

    As we approach the start of the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, we are going to look at what the term 'Clear & Obvious' means to a referee, and the greater team of 4 in general.

    During the world cup, the match officials will be under a greater degree of scrutiny than has ever been seen before, the desire to get every decision correct is there, but perfection is something even that even the best teams have not yet achieved.

    Perfection for a team would surely mean that no player drops a ball, every pass goes where intended, every tackle is made, and every kick is successful. However, as supporters we understand that this is near impossible to do over a full 80 minutes. The dynamics of the game, along with the unpredictability of the opposition defence means that mistakes will happen, but it's how you over come them that really defines the team.
    ...
    Published on 25-08-15 12:08  Number of Views: 6808 
    1. Categories:
    2. Rugby World Cup,
    3. Referee
    Article Preview


    image ©irishrugby*

    John Lacey is a classic example of a "poacher turned gamekeeper". He was born in Tipperary on 12 October 1973, making him 41 heading into this years Rugby World Cup.

    John Lacey played rugby professionally on the wing, or at full back for Munster, scoring 114 tries at Senior club level. Debuting for Munster at the tender age of 18, he made six Heineken Cup appearances for the province. He is one of two referees at this years Rugby World Cup who have played professionally as well, the other being New Zealand's Glen Jackson.
    ...
    by Published on 25-08-15 03:08  Number of Views: 4074 
    1. Categories:
    2. International Rugby,
    3. Referee excellence,
    4. Referee
    Article Preview

    image ©WorldRugby*

    WorldRugby have announced their 2015-2016 HSBC Sevens World Series Match Official Panels, and there is a surprise inclusion to the list. 2011 Rugby World Cup Final Referee Craig Joubert has joined the team in a bid to be included in the Match Officials Panel to attend the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
    ...
    Published on 25-08-15 02:08  Number of Views: 3805 
    1. Categories:
    2. Rugby World Cup,
    3. Referee excellence,
    4. Referee
    Article Preview



    Jérôme Garcès was born in Pau on 24 October 1973, he is five foot eleven inches and twelve stone eight pounds weight. The 41 year old is married with two children.

    In Jérôme's spare time he likes nothing better than watching his young boys playing rugby at Laruns.
    ...

    Page 2 of 24 FirstFirst 12345612 ... LastLast
  • Recent Activity Widget

    tewdric

    WRU Under Tens Question

    Thread Starter: tewdric

    One for the Welsh refs here: Im reffing U10 for the first time on Sunday. I've read through the variations to the standard U19 rules. The U10 bit specifically says a scrum is to be awarded for ko and forward pass, but does not mention 5m scrums at all. Does that imply no 5m scrums or that you...

    Last Post By: TigerCraig 1 Hour Ago Go to last post
    CrouchTPEngage

    Bias and refereeing team with family relative in it

    Thread Starter: CrouchTPEngage

    Just after some advice here. This season has seen a couple of events which means I am starting to get into a quandary 1) I come from a large-ish family. I have nephews and sons who play rugby in local leagues all for different clubs. 2) Some teams have , this season, been demoted and/or...

    Last Post By: breako 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
    thepercy

    Scrum - Who can strike for the ball?

    Thread Starter: thepercy

    19.20 Front-row players may gain possession by striking for the ball but only once the ball touches the ground in the tunnel. Or 19.22 (New) The hooker from the team which threw in the ball must strike for the ball.

    Last Post By: didds 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
    crossref

    Jerome Kaino tackle on Jamie Roberts

    Thread Starter: crossref

    What do you think https://twitter.com/twitter/statuses/1051094824798052353 https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/tackle-left-jamie-roberts-unconscious-15277329

    Last Post By: Marc Wakeham 9 Hours Ago Go to last post
    crossref

    Re organisation idea ..

    Thread Starter: crossref

    With Robbie's rebuild on its way I have been thinking about the forum , and have an idea for a radical reorganization of the site .hear me out We should have five forums 1 Reffing Basics - your first thirty games In this forum we keep it simple. It's practical advice for people at the...

    Last Post By: Dickie E 19 Hours Ago Go to last post