Engagement Sessions: GAA Referee – David Gough

Following from our very successful evening in December, when all 4 Referee Associations/Society came together to learn from Dr Tadgh MacIntrye, the Referee Department are pleased to announce we will be running another event this...

2021 Area Meetings

Planning is currently ongoing for the remainder of the season and, as part of that, the Area Meeting dates for the remainder of the season have been set. All meetings will be continuing as they...

Referees Corner Issue 5 – Northampton Saints

We start this week’s referee corner on another sad note. Our refereeing colleague and good friend Declan Mahon passed away on November 22nd after a short illness. If you look up “Great club man” in...

Declan Mahon RIP

It is with great sadness that we have heard of the passing of our refereeing colleague and good friend Declan Mahon earlier this morning. Our condolences to go to his family June, Eoin, Ciara and...

Refereeing in Longford

By Trevor McHugh Rugby Union, especially since the advent of professionalism, has widened its appeal and can offer, to the select few, a rewarding career in professional and elite sport. Playing as a career is the opportunity...

November Area Meetings

Continuing on from the previous two months, the November Area Meetings will be taking place online. The North East and North Midlands will combine for the Monday workshop while the Midlands and South East will...