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2017 Game Management Guidelines

The 2017 Game Management Guidelines are now available from USA Rugby. To download a copy, click on the image below.

Rugby Referee Societies

A preliminary list of rugby referee societies around the US has been compiled. This will be an ongoing effort. If your rugby referee society is not listed here, please send an email to admin@marrs.org. http://www.marrs.org/resources/rugby-referee-societies/

Clarification of Non-Engagement by Defense at Lineout

Clarification of Non-Engagement by Defense at Lineout There has recently been a tactic employed specifically at lineouts where the defense will not engage in the maul.  The following recap by Richard Every highlights how this situation should be managed. See attached video. The following is how to referee it: DEFENSE NOT FORMING A MAUL AT

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Level 1 Officiating 15’s course

A Level 1 Officiating 15’s course will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2017 at Liberty North High School in Liberty, Missouri. All aspiring rugby referees are encouraged to register and attend. There are a few prerequisites that need to be completed prior to attending. More information may be found on the registration page.