A legend retires
After 29 years, the curtains are closing on the career of Jonathan Kaplan, one of South Africa’s and the world’s most respected rugby referees.
SCRUM LAW MODIFICATIONS
FOR AMATEUR RUGBY PLAYED WITHIN SOUTH AFRICA
It is vitally important for all referees to read the attached document which clarifies the scrum laws.
Injury Reporting - REFEREES Please take note!
Last week we received news of a rugby player that had sustained a potentially catastrophic injury more than 10 weeks ago and this was the first notification we had received.
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I would firstly like to thank you for your attendance last night at the Coaching Structure meeting. I had a few mails this morning about my comments last night about the scrum laws. I gathered information and spoken to various sources within the SARRA structure who confirmed that I was ……………..WRONG.
Oh my gosh, Sorry boys and girls!!!!!!’
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Law 4.3 - Studs
The IRB Rugby Committee at its meeting in March 2013 re-iterated that Studs of players’
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Junior Referees Course 2013
WP Club Rugby News.
After five months of waiting the 2013 WP Club Rugby season is finally getting underway this Saturday. With an additional league and an additional team we’re very excited to get the season started.
Referees Golf Day 2013
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SARRA Panels 2013 .....view>>>>
WP Club Rugby News - edition19
Champions, Youth and Elections
A rugby column by Mr H
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Jonathan Kaplan - 1000 Games! - Well done.
Field safety standards for 2013
Based on Rugby Safety Audit feedback from around the country over the last year, it is
noticeable that many schools and clubs do not meet the basic safety requirements of the IRB
Law book, SARU's Safety in the Playing Environment and Referee's role in controlling the game
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Black Tie Dinner - 2012
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THE REFEREE : GETTING IT RIGHT
Having watched as many as possible games during the past six months, we would like to highlight the following. It is imperative that the referees’ attention is brought to these matters as we need to fix the “Klein jakkalsies” in the Currie Cup season.
IRB Law ruling - 2-2012
Junior Referees - Jan Kriel - June 2012
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DC Cases heard to date - 12 July 2012
Open document to read outcomes of DC Cases ...go to document>>
Paul Dobson Receives IRB
Referee Award for Distinguished Service 2012
New Blackberry & Smartphone application
We are pleased to announce Blackberry & Smartphone applications for sending results as well as getting the latest appointments.
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New Grading Criteria
New batch of Eager Junior referees
Boksmart Accreditation - New dates:
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Golf Day 2012
The WP Rugby Referees Golf day was once again successfully held.
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Quinton seen here with a new arrival Mischa - congratulation to Quinton and his family.
Training programme by Stephan du Toit
Prize Giving 2011
Prizegiving was held on the 27 October 2011 - A time for recognition and reward for work well done. To all the recipients well done and look forward to the 2012 season ..
Memorandum re Dangrous Tackles
Please find herewith a memorandum from the IRB regarding DANGEROUS GRASPING, which calls for strong action against grabbing players around the Head and Neck area. We have addressed this in the key areas document as well.
In short the message is that referees and citing commissioners are to deal strictly with this kind of action and are not to make their decisions in INTENT but on FACTS! Please refer to the last paragraph of attached memorandum. ...read more>>
Thank-You WP Rugby Referees
Some correspondance forwarded to the executive and society. .... read more>>
The art of winning, losing
Article By: Paul Dobson........... read more>>
Importance of Boot/Stud Check
Was a boot inspection done?
How long before the game?
Was any anything wrong regarding boot studs observed?
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