Welcome

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

  • 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’s 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…
  • Update 11th May 2020
    Today’s Topics Club Cards, Union Cup (to be played end April 2021), Webinars Club Cards Details taken from the club cards have been sent to every referee who submitted the cards. If you have not received your results, please let me know using the…
  • Update for 6th May 2020
    Managing players I have posted a video that has been circulated around the Midland Group. Managing players and their expectations is discussed. It is just not about rugby, it starts off with cricket umpires and then there are hockey examples There are two rugby…

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