Welcome

Welcome to the North Midlands Society of Rugby Football Referees. We have been providing rugby union referees to Greater Birmingham, Herefordshire, Shropshire and Worcestershire since 1920. We are also federated to the Staffordshire Rugby Union Society of Referees, and regularly send members out on exchange to other parts of the country.

Latest News

  • Friday Bulletin 14/01/21
    Lots of news this week, please make sure you get to the bottom of this bulletin! Rosslyn Park National Schools Sevens: Refereeing Opportunity! The RPNS 7s take place in Roehampton, SW London, from 21-25 March after a Covid-enforced break since 2019. The tournament is…
  • Happy New Year Friday !
    Welcome back, we hope you all had a happy and healthy Christmas and New Year, and are well-rested, fit (!) and raring to go for the second half of the season! You’re never too old! Society Vice-President John Kelly was one of our most…
  • Shortage of Referees – new course(s)
    Society Members – Advanced Notice The below is being circulated to all North Midlands Clubs on Friday. If you are a member of a club please try and ensure your club takes part in what we are offering. To help with the shortage of…
  • Update on Community Game fixtures for this coming weekend and beyond
    Update on C Conscious the Christmas period is traditionally one for family time, additional flexibility in regulations for the weekend of 17/18/19 December were proactively communicated as a one-off exception. From this weekend (7/8/9 January), the Covid protocols laid out through Regulation 22 below…
  • More Success
    What a good December we have had, Callum Watson onto the National Panel, Leonie Pryor refereeing Allianz Premier 15s games and now……………………… Neil Chivers has been appointed to referee his first Premiership Cup game, Worcester v Gloucester on Wednesday (29th) at Six Ways 7.45pm…

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