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  1. First Rugby League game

    Today I had my first rugby league game. It was a U14 boys game. I found that in the first half I was trying to break a lot and a few times had to remind myself to get back 10. The interesting thing is that my game started with a kickoff and the team recieved it and were tackled into the in goal, so we started with the goal line dropout. At half I had a referee coach watching me, and he asked if I was enjoying it. I then gave him my self assessment, which he was surprised on, which was I needed ...
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  2. Kicking straight into touch

    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)?
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  3. 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 ...
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  4. Too old to tour??????

    by , 20-03-12 at 15:03 (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 16:03 by B52 REF (sp)

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  5. 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.
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