It’s a busy one this week, with lots of official updates from various governing bodies, including some Society updates too. Please read to the end !
Weather and pitch conditions
Winter is still with us for a while, and therefore referees might find it useful to note the updated RFU and Society procedures relating to pitch conditions, which are contained in this useful document (also on our Useful Documents page)
Face to Face at last!
Now that the bulk of restrictions have now been lifted, plans are afoot for a face-to-face meetings in February: watch this space for further news on dates and topics for discussion.
A further useful link to prepare for refereeing sevens can be found in a video on the RFU’s website ‘Whistle Stop’ section, by clicking here,
Global Law Trials
World Rugby have published a clarification relating to the current Global Law Trial involving the Goal Line Dropout regulation. The clarification can be found by clicking here
Updated Ask the Expert section
Community rugby update
The RFU publishes a regular community rugby update: the latest version of this can be viewed here
Six Nations tickets
The RFU are in the process of downloading the tickets for the England home games; Members who have been allocated tickets should be notified using the contact number they have given, before the end of this month. Any questions should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org