Referees Corner – Issue 9 – Ospreys – 2021/22

A warm welcome to this edition of referees corner. Today's match referee is Gianluca Gnecchi from Italy. Gianluca hails from Brescia Italy where he started his refereeing journey. He refereed the Six Nations Under 20s...

Referees Corner – Issue 8 – Edinburgh – 2021/22

National Panel The start of the new year saw some changes to the IRFU National Referees Panel. Congratulations to Robbie Jenkinson who was promoted to Level 3 following some excellent domestic performances. Robbie joins Michael Forrestal...

Leinster Schools Senior Cup

The Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Senior Cup Kicks Off on Sunday with Blackrock College v St Michaels . Best wishes to Dermot Blake in the middle and to all Round 1 referees: Sam Holt,...

February Area Meetings

This month we will look at two recent World Rugby Law Clarifications and discuss some current trends in the game – global law trials, materiality and advantage.   ...

Brian MacNeice to TMO at Guinness 6 Nations

Congratulations to Brian MacNeice, who has been appointed to be TMO at two Guinness 6 Nations fixtures (Italy v England, England v Wales). Brian is no stranger to the TMP booth and is a regular...

All Mens Fixtures Cancelled

It has been decided to PULL ALL ADULT MEN’S FIXTURES for this coming weekend (7,8,9 January) A further review will take place to determine the outcome for the remaining fixtures for January. Please note: Youth, Schools &...

Robbie Jenkinson makes AIL debut

Congrats to Robbie Jenkinson who made his AIL debut at the weekend in Malahide v Blackrock. He was ably assisted by Dan Wallace and Eamon Timmins....