The RFL have Match Officials Recruitment Courses running throughout the country in a big drive to increase the number of officials in time for the start of the switch to Summer Rugby for the majority of the amateur ranks.
Courses are scheduled for
- Saturday 28th January 2012 @ West Hull Community Park North Road Hull East Yorkshire HU4 6L
- Saturday 28th January 2012 @ William Street Sports and Social Club, William Street, Castleford, WF10 2LW (9.30am)
- Sunday 29th January 2012 @ Barrow Island ARLFC, Rating Lane Playing Fields, Ostley Bank, Barrow in Furness, LA13 9LR.
- Sunday 5th February 2012 @ The Sports Hall Seminar Room, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, NG7 2QD from 10-4
- Sunday 5th February 2012 @ Glasson Rangers ARLFC, Ewanrigg Road, Maryport, CA15 8BJ (9.15am – 4.15pm)
- Saturday 18th February 2012 @ Shaw Cross RLFC, Leeds Road, Dewsbury, WF12 7HP
- Sunday 19th February 2012 @ EIS Building (Next to Gateshead Stadium) Neilson Road, Gateshead, NE10 0EF.
- Saturday 25th February 2012 @ New Earswick RLFC, White Rose Avenue, New Earswick, York, YO32 4AG (09.30am start)
- Saturday 25th February 2012 @ Barking & Dagenham Bulldogs, Redcroft Fire Kennel, Leys Park Pavillion, Ballards Road, Dagenham, RM10 9TX (10am – 4pm)
- Sunday 4th March 2012 @ Swindon RFC, Greenbridge Rd, Swindon, SN3 3LA
- Saturday 17th March 2012 @ East Leeds RLFC, Richmond Hill, Easy Road, Leeds, LS9 8QS (09.30am start)
Cost: £25 for adults and £12.50 for under 18’s.
If anyone wishes to have a go, please visit http://www.therfl.co.uk/referee/courses . If thats not enough incentive Im helping to run the York course with my colleague from Selby Referees