The weekend referee appointments from the Top14 in France, Pro14 and Aviva Premiership in England have been published
The 40 referee appointments for Rounds 5 and 6 of the 2017-18 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been announced. Jérome Garcès of France will get officiate his 50th European Champions Cup.
The South Africa Rugby referee panels have been announced for the 2018 season. Congratulations to them all, especially Aimee Barrett-Theron who becomes the first female to join the Premier Panel
The new shorter, simpler rugby law book comes into force today (1 Jan 2018). But it comes with a big warning! Find out what that is, and download a copy here
Northern Hemisphere match officials are all gearing up for a New Year rugby feast. Plenty of local(ish) derbies in the Pro14 and a usual Premiership and Championship lineup but who referees where this New Year’s weekend?
Who goes where this Christmas? No rest ye merry whistleblowers for those on duty this week
Former Super Rugby veteran Mitch Chapman is to become Head Coach of Referees for Rugby Australia.
Wayne Barnes will referee his 191st Premiership Rugby match on Friday when he takes charge of Worcester Warriors’ home clash with London Irish. He overtakes Chris White’s record held since 2011.
Seven high-performance referees have re-signed with New Zealand Rugby heading into the 2018 season
World Rugby has announced the team of 11 referees, seven other assistant referees and seven TMOs who will take charge of the 2018 Nat West 6 Nations tournament.