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2016 Midwest Referee Meeting in Chicago

2016 Midwest Referee Society Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago on Saturday, February 20, 2016. This year’s meeting is hosted by CARFU. All MidSouth Referees are invited to attend the one-day MWRRS event which will include presentation on a variety of rugby referee topics. The full speaker schedule will be announced later in January and updated here. […]

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Kicking the Ball from Player’s Hands

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 […]

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Coaching of Match officials course

Coaching of Officials Course 2015

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 & […]

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