Category: General News

Any general news about refereeing, the society’s activities and noteworthy events featuring society members

Development Squad 20-21 season

Applications are now being accepted for the NMSRFR Development Squad for the 2020/21 season, and will close on 19th July 2020. The development squad offers support, coaching and advice to referees who are prepared to make a commitment to developing their refereeing. The level you currently…

Update 7th June 2020

Topics: New Society President, Scrummage Webinar, NHS shirts, Society Shirts & Glass Tankards Society President: I am pleased to announce that with immediate effect, Phil Carman will become the President of the Society for our centenary year. Rod Blaine who has held the post…

Update 27th may 2020

Subjects: Charity fund raising and Club match fees NM Ref Completes Crazy Charity Challenge Many of you will know that Rab Cooper has been walking around his garden for charity. Below is his story: During these strange times, the best of the British people…

Update 16th May

Update 16th Today‚Äôs topics – NHS shirts  – RFU Update – Centenary Kit NHS Shirts Particularly for those who do not follow our Facebook page (North Mids Rugby Refs) and on Twitter (@nmrefs), the shirts below are being offered for sale by Simon Barker….

Update 13th May 2020

Law Change. Very interesting last paragraph re Law trials and concussion Click here to see a web copy of this emailFor immediate releaseIssued on behalf of World RugbyWorld Rugby announces law amendment relating to scoring against the post protectorWorld Rugby has announced that, with…