Category: Training

RFU Webinars

RFU Webinar Programme details
Coaching & Referee Webinar – Tuesday 9th June – 7pm
It’s here Scrum Week
Refereeing the Scrum with Wayne Barnes and Matthew Carley

Nigel Owens explains the tackle law

Referees and Players are struggling to understand the interpretation of the tackle law – This may help clarify some of the issues  – Nigel Owens explains the tackle law

Law implementation changes from January 3rd 2017

From January 3rd 2017 there is a significant step in the interpretation of the law and the sanctions that are being applied for reckless and dangerous tackles particularly to the head and neck area In a change to law, World Rugby has redefined illegal (high) tackle categories and increased sanctions to deter high tackles via […]

January 2017 Training Meeting

The Society Training meeting will be held on the Friday 20th June 2017 We will be covering the CMOD tackle module in our January meeting at Durham City. Details have been sent regarding booking All referees should really make an effort to ensure they attend CMOD events John Heselwood  

Referee Society Training meeting

This month as is the norm we are going to be running our usual training session on the 3rd Friday in November (18th) when the theme/subject matter will be the scrum. What will be slightly different is that the content of the module and material we will be presenting has been produced by the RFU. […]

Match observer training

Annual Match Observer ‘training’ session at Sunderland RFC on Saturday the 1st of October 2016

Monthly Training Meetings programme

The Durham County Referees’ Society normally meet on the third Friday of the month at Durham City RFC.  Meeting at 19:00 for a 19:30 start.  All are welcome to attend Season 2016-2017 meeting programme

Federation Referee Conference

The Federation of Rugby Union Referees’ Societies of the North The Federation of Rugby Union Referees’ Societies of the North Pre-Season Training & Development Conference Blaydon RUFC – Sunday 14th August 2016 Programme 9.30am Delegate Arrival & Registration (Coffee/Tea available). 10.00am Welcome & Introduction. Key Note Speakers: John Rouse – RFU Match Officials Development Officer […]

Referee Courses

Coming soon- Referee courses to teach you how to ref a game of rugby union. For more information see here. Course cost £50 and you must be 14 years old or above.

January 2016 training meeting

just a quick reminder about this months training meeting. It’s this Friday (22nd) and is at Durham City RFC at the usual time of 7-30. The main session is on the scrummage. A buffet and a drink will also be provided.