Message from North Midlands Chairman, Charlie Hemmings
The Referees Society have reported this morning the 4th incident of serious abuse addressed to referees. This is obviously a very concerning trend in such a short period of time since the Return to Play protocols.
Whilst the behaviour is generally isolated to individuals can Clubs be reminded that they are responsible for the actions of all players, coaches and spectators.
More will follow, but all will agree that the application of ‘sanctions’, if considered appropriate, may affect all Clubs whether ‘guilty’ or not.
NORTH MIDLANDS RFU Administrator