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West Refs

2019/2020 season

Please note lates approved Laws May 2018 & ensure you have completed the Rugby Right Course - see below

 

 

Getting Started in Refereeing

 

Due for a wee update but still a good grounding

RugbyRight 2018/19 is now live!

 

Please visit the new e-learning group (link below) to view the RugbyRight courses. Three versions are available this season – Mini, Youth and Adult.

 

Coaches and match officials should complete the most relevant course to their level of involvement in the game. Key information around the Age Grade Law Variations trials is also included within the Mini and Youth versions.

 

A separate Child Protection foundation level course (accredited by NSPCC Scotland) is also available within the e-learning group, which is be complete by those new to coaching this season.

 

The deadline for completion is Wednesday 31st October 2018. This is the minimum standard course for all coaches and match officials.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER TO SUBMIT YOUR DETAILS AT THE END OF THE COURSE FOR COMPLIANCE PURPOSES.

 

RugbyRight access options:

 

•I already have an account on Hive Learning - click this link to access the e-learning group - https://www.hivelearning.com/groups/1108668175

 

•I need to register and create an account on Hive Learning - please click this link to create an account - www.hivelearning.com/scotrugby and use SRUTH1872 as the training hub key.

Referee Coaching  Guide - Nov '16

 Referee Coaching Guide

 

Click on the link above for the comprehensive ref coaching guide, courtesy of Dave Pearson

November 2016

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May 2018 Law Change Focus  - The Scrum

 

Uncontested scrums requiring eight players per side

Addition of new number 3.15:

 

15. Uncontested scrums as a result of a sending off, temporary suspension or injury must be played with eight players per side. Consequential renumbering: 15-33 become 16-34

Addition of sentence to 19.6 (U19 variations):

 

6. All players in the three front-row positions and the two lock positions must be suitably trained for these positions. If a team cannot field such suitably trained players for whatever reason, then the referee must order uncontested scrums. Uncontested scrums as a result of a sending off, temporary suspension or injury must be played with eight players per side.