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7s Rolling Substitutions – New Law Variation

World Rugby is trialing a variation regarding substitutions in sevens. The USA Rugby Committee has approved the use of this Variation in all domestic competitions effective June 18, 2016. The exact wording is copied below, but in essence it allows a player to return to the game after having been substituted off. The team is still restricted to …

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Referee Courses, L1, L2, CMO, TJ & AR Accepting Registrations | TRU SUMMIT

We’ve opened the referee course registrations for the L1, L2 and Coaching of Match Officials for the Summit coming up on Aug 29-30, 2015. A referee has a unique perspective as they have the best seat in the house for all the action. Become an artist of the game and help the players compete within …

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2015 TRRA Chair and Vice Chair Nominees

The nomination window has closed for TRRA Chairman and Vice Chairman.  The nominations received were: Butch Neuenschwander (Chairman) and Scott Green (Vice Chair).  Each nominee was asked to submit a rugby resume, and personal statement: Butch Neuenschwander Scott Green Additional nominations may be submitted on the day of the AGM, however, they will not be …

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Further Amended Memorandum re Dangerous Tackles | World Rugby

The World Rugby Judicial Panel Chairman and the World Rugby High Performance Match Officials Manager have issued the attached amended Memorandum to all World Rugby Judicial Personnel and Referees. TO: Referees Citing Commissioners Judicial Officers Non-legal Judicial Committee Members Tim Gresson, World Rugby Judicial Panel Chairman FROM: Joël Jutge, World Rugby High Performance Match Officials …

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World Rugby Law Clarifications 2015 – Law 5

World Rugby has issued the first clarification of 2015.  It addresses questions of time at the end of a half or a game and is attached.  Please distribute to all: Referees and Referee Organizations in your area GRUs, College Conferences and State Youth Rugby Organizations 150224 CL Law Clarification 1 2015 [PDF] Best Regards, Peter …

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Game Management Guidelines Released for 2015

Please review the newly released Game Management Guidelines from USA Rugby for 2015: 2015 Game Management Guidelines 2015 High School Game Management Guidelines 2015 Sevens Game Management Guidelines The guidelines enable players and referees to have a clearer approach to the game and to be more consistent in Law application throughout the country, while also …

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World Rugby Law Clarifications 2014 – 7, 8 and 9

Dear Regional and Local Referee Leaders, Three Clarifications are attached: # 7 addresses a player at the back of a scrum picking up the ball with their feet and “bunny hopping” – ILLEGAL. # 8 addresses a drop out that goes all the way to the opponent’s in-goal area and asks if there are Variations …

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Level 2 Referee Officiating Course – Dec 6, 2014 – Addison, TX

L2 Referee Officiating Course (2 day Course) – Dec 6, 2014 in Addison, TX Details Cost: $100 Facility: 4540 Beltway Drive, Addison, TX 75001 Approximate delivery time: 16 hours; 2 DAY COURSE Clinic Contact: Stephen Parrill or 985-345-4389 Entry Deadline: 12/4/2014 by 5:30 PM Max. Registrations: 15 Register Prerequisites: Current USA Rugby membership, including registration as a referee; …

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2014/2015 USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines

Please review the newly released Game Management Guidelines from USA Rugby for 2014-2015. Though the material is developed for referees, it is applicable to all stakeholders of the game including players and coaches. Please download the file and read through the updates: USA Rugby Game Management Guidelines 2014-2015 [PDF] Get additional resources at the TRRA Resources …

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