News

  • 29
    Jan
    12:00am

    2020 7s Coherence Day

    Dear Members, In my role as 7’s Coordinator I have been to a fair few tournaments over the last year or so in which refereeing has been great however with the 24/7’s series approaching again this summer & the expectation from players/coaches/tournaments is that the referees are up to date with … Read More

  • 14
    Oct
    12:00am

    Game Values – Player Behaviour

    As an issue the subject of players appealing for decisions, waving arms at referees and generally behaving in a manner contradicting the ethics of our “Game Values” has become a subject that we should all consistently address. The attached presentation sent out by Michael Patz highlights three incidents and the … Read More

  • 08
    Sep
    12:00am

    Latest Updates for 2019/20 Season

    As part of our training day Claire and Tony introduced the relevant Law Updates for the current season. As we are in the final phase of the World Cup cycle, there are little by way of major changes, however the key issues relate to the management of the High Tackle … Read More

  • 04
    Sep
    12:00am

    SRRS Pre-Season Training Day

    SRRS hosted its inaugural pre-season training day at Millfield School, attended by nearly 80 people from SRRS and our friends and colleagues from Dorset and Wilts Referees. Adam Leal from the England Rugby Professional Match Official team led the fitness session and Bronco test, with more than 50 referees joining … Read More

  • 04
    Sep
    12:00am

    News from the Top Flight with Paul “Boxy” Box

    So a busy start to the season. Worcester Warriors v Hartpury saw Clare Daniels as AR, Lloyd Jackson as Match Observer and doing the game admin, myself as 4th official. All Somerset referees. Next up on Saturday, my first solo Premiership game as 4th/ 5th official, Worcester Warriors v Wasps, with … Read More

  • 03
    Sep
    12:00am

    Kingswood School 15-a-Side Festival

    Kingswood School hosted their inaugural 15 a side Rugby Festival on Saturday 1st September. Aimed at being an informal “Pre-Season” environment, the event was attended by local schools as well as some who traveled for the event including Northampton School for Boys, Blundells and Oakham Schools. Somerset Referees Society provided … Read More