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

  • Training Meeting
    Thursday 8th April 7pm Join Neil Chivers as he talks about training and all things rugby. Re-start is getting closer, so lets get ready NOW. The link is https://sunbeltrentals-uk.zoom.us/j/99266127879?pwd=TkdNejM3b0IxNW9oWEdhUGxUU1B3Zz09
  • Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer Awards
    The Mitsubishi Motors Volunteer of the Year Awards 2021 are now open for nominations. As the last 12 months have been unlike any other, this year’s awards will have a new format; with three national award categories, to recognise the work that has gone…
  • An offer to help Referees
    Hi all, Bromsgrove RFC are going to be running a summer of touch generally on a Thursday evening. We wondered if any referees were keen to come and officiate to get some fitness? The above was posted on our Facebook page by Clare Foster….
  • Womens 6 Nations & Transgender Policy Proposals
    RFU Transgender Policy Proposal – External Consultation The RFU is conducting a review of its transgender policy which sets out the eligibility criteria for playing contact rugby union in England. As part of the review process, the external consultation for the proposed policy is…
  • Community Game Update
    Return to Rugby This edition includes:1. Rugby Union Winter Survival Fund – Loans prospectus2. Rugby Union Winter Survival Fund – Grant update from Steve Grainger3. Car Sharing – Updated guidance4. First Aid – Updated guidance5. Return to Rugby On-field guidance6. Return to Rugby Off-field…

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