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

  • Let’s Talk and Ask Why
    More 6 Nations rugby this week and Gallagher Premiership, all on T.V. Even as referees we sometimes wonder “Why did the ref do that?”. Here is the chance to ask the question of our Championship Referee and our Training Director, Neil Chivers. All you…
  • centenary tankard
    A sketch showing what will be shown on the Centenary Tankards. These are being offered to fully paid up members who are no longer active with the Society. They are also being offered to parents/guardians of our YMO’s as recognition of the efforts you…
  • thursday training link
    Below is the link for Thursday’s training chat. Please join us, usual time, chat with colleagues and I’ve been sort of promised that there is no quiz this week……. https://sunbeltrentals-uk.zoom.us/j/93025102314?pwd=MkFSK1lkM0pXV1YwMVlEYjNOczlCdz09 Kelvin
  • David Winter – more details from his eldest son daniel
    Hi everyone, i’m sure that word has spread that my dad sadly passed away at 7:56pm Sunday night. He was in hospital for 3 weeks since the 13th January after the self isolation period (tested pos for covid on the 4th Jan) and contracted…
  • David Winter R.I.P
    It was with great sadness that I have to tell you of the death of David Winter. David died yesterday (Sunday 14th) after a short illness. He was 48 years old David joined us in 2014 whilst retaining a joint membership with our colleagues…

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