Clarification 7 – 2015 Union IRFU (Law Reference 15, 16, 22) Date September 9, 2015 Request We are concerned at the increasing practice of an opponent kicking the ball out of the hands of a player who has picked up the ball. This is happening mainly when the ball is won at the breakdown/tackle/ruck and has been picked […]
It is a fact of life for rugby in the USA that games are played with some regularity on pitches that do not or cannot have normal goal posts in the goal line. This issue is fairly unique to the US and has not been addressed by the IRB. […]
The MidSouth Rugby Referee Society is pleased to announce that the Heart of Dixie Tournament in Huntsville, AL will serve as the location for an upcoming World Rugby Coaching of Officials Course on October 2nd and 3rd, 2015. This is part of a strategic effort to develop a solid team across the MSRRS for referee growth. Date & […]
This video provides examples and clarification regarding several important aspects of the game. Leave any questions or discussion in the comments of this page.
It’s that time of year again to renew your membership with USA Rugby as a referee. When declaring your position as a referee, be sure to affiliate with the MidSouth Rugby Referee Society under “Tennessee”. You may register for multiple roles (coach, administrator, referee) without any additional fee. Click here and renew your individual membership.