Rugby is slowing waking up from an extended slumber throughout the Midwest, and the CARFU Referee Society is no exception. With the Midwest Rugby Union, CARFU, and Rugby Illinois having approved return-to-play protocols, the CARFU Referee Society is ready to get out on to the pitch. If you’re a referee and have questions about returning […]
Be Part of It – Become a Referee
Chicago Area Rugby Football Union Referee Society will be hosting an introductory Referee Course in March 2020. https://webpoint.usarugby.org/wp15/Events2/ViewEvt.wp?EventID=3198 Level 1 Officiating Sunday March 22 (Kicking off at 9:00am until 5:00pm) A Level 1 Certification is one requirement to referee any contact match sanctioned by USA Rugby. The Level 1 Officiating Certification consists of online pre-course […]
The Rugby Weekend 2018
Are you going? www.therugbyweekend.com Thank you to WGN 9 Chicago and Pat Tomasulo for promoting the event this morning.
USA RUGBY DIRECTIVE Verbal abuse by team coaches, team staff or team substitutes directed at match officials or players should not be tolerated and the following process should be followed: The referee will ask the identified person to refrain from their behavior. On the second occasion the referee will EJECT the person from the grounds. […]
Nigel Owen – World Rugby Referee
A little bit older but still relevant
We at CARFU are proud of our National Panel Referees Congratulations to John Stevens, Josh Houston and Shawn Bastic on their domestic and international appointments Are you the next national panel referee?
Sevens season is almost upon us
We already have sevens scheduled…… Are you ready………………
Racing v Leinster (Champions Cup Final 2018)
Here’s a video link to yesterday’s Champions Cup Final (refereed by Wayne Barnes, RFU)
Referee in Practice (version 2)
For many years version 1 of this guide was distributed to new referees. Version 2 was updated by the Australians (mainly because they were the authors of version 1). This guide contains excellent checklists for new and old referees alike. ARU-Referee-in-practice
The beginning of the Front Row/Supporters’ Club priority sales phase on 19 May represents the next opportunity for fans to get their hands on tickets. Further information about the ticketing programme can be found at www.rugbyworldcup.com/tickets.