The AGM will take place on 13 May 2019 at Vipers RFC. 

More details are contained in the calling notice which can be read here:

The annual reports can be read here:

Dear Match Official,

 In August 2018 the Rugby Football Referees' Union and England Rugby's Match Official Development Team introduced a nationally standardised approach to supporting the development of match officials, placing

the match official(s) at the centre of a two-way high quality feedback process.

 The Rugby Football Referees' Union and England Rugby's Match Official Development Team agreed the following objectives to help achieve the project's aim:


• Construct role descriptors for those who support match official development, i.e. Match Official Developer, Performance Reviewer and Match Official Coach

• Provide clear guidance and training to support the roles for those who support on-field match officials

• Develop a suite of Review Forms that can be used to support the development of match officials at all levels of the community game

 The purpose of this short survey is to gather feedback from all those who have had experience of being part of the review process.

 Please access the link below to share your experiences:

Access to the link will close on Friday 25th  of January 2019.

 Kind regards,

 Jamie Leahy

On Sunday 4th November 2018 Leicestershire Rugby held a 100 Year Memorial Service Match at Coalville Rugby Football Club.

Two matches were held, the first was a Leicestershire U18 team v Welbeck Sixth Form Defence College, followed by a match between a Leicestershire 15 that was made up of players that had served in the armed forces against The Royal Corps Signals Rugby.

Between the matches a 2 minute silence with colours of the British Legion being lowered in respect.

The Society provided Teams of 4 to both matches


Jenny Burrows refereed the U18 match assisted by AR's Elliott Coombes and Dan Everett and 4th Official Chris Hayward

Peter Bower refereed the Senior match with AR's Duncan Chandler and Gavin Hill with Chris Hayward as the 4th Official


Your Chairman & President provide advice to the officials from the VIP balcony



The latest revision from World Rugby of the Laws of the Game is now available on our Training Documents Page here

Please have a look as while there are no new or changed laws, the new wordings and definitions along with the numbers identifying the laws have all been substantially revised. (you can see the major changes using this crib sheet)

The 2018 Law Book is considerably shorter and easier to understand (but only if you take the time to read it!)



The Charnwood Sports Awards 2018 were held at Burleigh Court, Loughborough on Monday 3 December 2018 and Eleanor Wilkinson won the Junior Volunteer of the Year Award.

Congratulations Eleanor and keep up the good work!

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