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

  • Message from RFU C.E.O. Bill Sweeney
    A message to the rugby union community in England from Bill Sweeney, CEO RFU My thoughts and those of all of us at the RFU are with everyone impacted by COVID-19, both across the country but also within our own rugby union community. As…
  • 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 23 June: Webinar
    This coming Thursday, 25th June, we start an exciting new project. Every Thursday for the next few weeks at 7pm we will be discussing different aspects of our game from refereeing, watching, coaching and Society development. All are welcome to join the webinar whether you…
  • Update 19th june
    Society Training and Registering for the web site Society Training No actual rugby but still a lot going on behind the scenes. Commencing next Thursday, 25th June we will be delivering weekly webinars on various aspects of our game. We will start with the…
  • Letter from CEO RFU
    Good afternoon,You will be aware from previous communications that the RFU, like all other Unions, NGBs andbusinesses, is facing a challenging few years in responding to, and recovering from, the impact ofCOVID-19. We are having to make tough, and in some cases, extreme decisions…

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