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 Night
    Thursday 21st October This week we will be talking about abuse and how as a team we can adopt an approach which is consistent and has been proved to work. We will be concentrating on player behaviour this month The link for the meeting…
  • The Game needs YOUR thoughts
    Dear colleagues, We need your help! As you know, the evaluation of the GLTs will determine what is, and what is not, written into law for next season. World Rugby is evaluating their impact in every professional competition worldwide as well as internationals. In…
  • Important Immediate Law Amendment
    With immediate effect, Law 4.3k has been amended to allow all players of all age grades to wear “Cotton blend long tights or leggings, with single inside leg seam under their shorts and socks.” Please see https://www.world.rugby/the-game/laws/law/4 for further clarification
  • Reviewer/Developer meeting 17 Oct: Reminder!
    A quick reminder that there is still time to register for the Reviewer/Developer Team session on 17th October. This session is open to all, whether current or potential future Developers When: Sunday 17 October, 2-4pm Where: Dudley Kingswinford RFC, Swindon Rd, Wall Heath, Kingswinford…
  • Australia and South Africa tickets now available
    ¬†Want to be at Twickenham Stadium as England take on some of the southern hemisphere’s finest this November? Tickets are now available for our Autumn Nations Series 2021 matches against Australia on Saturday 13 November (KO 5.30pm) and South Africa on Saturday 20 November…

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