Injury Prevention – Limit Contact with the Head
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USA Rugby announces an exciting Referee Track for the 2017 National Development Summit in Baltimore

Posted by Sigrid Valk-Feeney on December 18th, 2016

As rugby continues to grow in the USA from youth through to professional rugby, there are fundamental aspects of refereeing that can positively support the game, enhancing its appeal. Those concepts will be presented and detailed at the NDS in 2017 by USA Rugby’s High Performance Referee Manager, Richard Every. The Principles of Refereeing shares these best practices to overcome the ongoing struggle of variance amongst whistle blowers. In addition, the revolutionary new Rugby Referee Video Review System will be presented for the first time. The system utilizes the competencies from the Principles for accelerated and continued development from novice to professional. It is a continuous learning platform and provides an organized development structure for referees and reviewers.

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CIPP Reimbursement

Posted by Sigrid Valk-Feeney on December 13th, 2016

Hey Referees, if you’d like to have your CIPP fee reimbursed all you need to do is referee 3 matches and send an email to:  Neville will be happy to reimburse you!

LAW 10.3 from Richard Every

Posted by Sigrid Valk-Feeney on December 10th, 2016


LAW 10.3(b) Repeated Infringements

Amend Law 10.3. Delete final sentence of Law 10.3(b).

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2017 Morrison/Shanagher Referee Scholarship

Posted by Sigrid Valk-Feeney on December 10th, 2016

The Shanagher Morrison Referee Fund was established in the name of two of USA Rugby’s most accomplished referees and long-time administrators, Denis Shanagher & Don Morrison.

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