Welcome to CARFU Referee Society

The CARFU Referee Society is the local referee organization (LRO) serving the greater Chicagoland area (including northwest Indiana).

Your club must sign and return the CARFU-RS Referee Services Contract 2015-2016 before a referee will be assigned.

News

When is the ball out?

From USA Rugby High Performance Manager Richard Every If the ball is on the ground, and a player in the scrum half position is holding the ball, with one or two hands, the ball is not out, unless the ball is clear of the ruck from a bird’s eye view. If the player picks up […]