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Society Meeting 7th Feb – CANCELLED

The planned meeting on 7th February at Edwardians RFC has been cancelled. The next NMSRFR monthly meeting is planned for 7th March 2018 at Camp Hill RFC. http://northmidsrefs.co.uk/2017/12/07/society-meetings/

Ken Pattinson

Sadly, one of our former members – Ken Pattinson, an ex International Referee -has passed away. Dave Thomas has pulled together information on his career in refereeing.   Ken started refereeing for the North Midlands Society in 1964, after playing for four years at…

Mike Vaughan appointed as Safeguarding Officer

Mike Vaughan has been appointed as the North Midlands Society of Rugby Football Referees Safeguarding Offer. The Society has also released its Safeguarding Policy which can be accessed via the Policies and Procedures page. Society members are often in a position of trust with…

Watchers Training Day 18th February 2018

The North Midlands / Staffordshire Federation – which arranges watchers’ appointments – is holding a training day for current watchers and anybody thinking of having a go either now or in the near future. A ‘watcher’ in this instance is a ‘Referee Watcher’ –…

Society Meeting – January 17th 2018

The next society meeting is on 17th January 2018 at Tally Ho – Pershore Road, Birmingham B5 7RN Our guest speaker will be Tony Windo¬†who is the Director of Rugby at Bromsgrove School, who played at both Gloucester and Worcester. A buffet will be…