Documents & Forms



It is of the utmost importance that all red card reports are filled out correctly, clearly and that they are complete. This is in order to enable the correct disciplinary action to be taken against players without confusion. The above reports are IRFU reports and are the only reports that should be used as of 12.12.12. Please follow the following guidelines when filling a report out.

Red Card Reporting

Referee Sending Off Form

Disciplinary Guidelines


Pre Match Guidelines

Guidelines Document


On the Pitch;


When sending off a player please note the details that are required for the sending off form e.g. score at that time, time of incident, proximity etc. If sending off an underage player please include the coach in the sending off process.

Straight after the Game

Following the game the incident should not be discussed with anybody from either club or team. Ensure that the red card is noted within your referee card

That Evening.

As soon as possible you should contact a member of Discipline Committee and the incident should be discussed. You may have the report filled out at this stage and discuss what you are entering into the report.

Contact one of the following:


Barry Armstrong 086 2587024

Referee Abuse – Official Form


General Documents

Rules of the Association

IRFU Refereeing Manual

Leinster Rugby Referees 5 Year Plan

ARLB 5 Year Plan Document

Important Documents

Child Welfare Document

Code of Conduct Updated 17 06 21

Assessment Process Explained

Assessors Scoring System Explained

Assessors Score Sheet (Blank)


Leinster Rugby Referees Power Point Template (PPTX)

Leinster Rugby Referees Power Point Template (PPT)

Referee Strategic Plan

Domestic Referees Social Media Guide

Game Variations – See our Resource Library


Referee Cards

Using the Referees Cards

Ticket Application Information

IRFU Guideline Sanctions

IRFU Ticket Application Conditions

LRR – International Ticket Allocation Process 

IRFU Referee Coaching Guidelines

IRFU Referee Coaching Report Form 2020/21 (MS Word)

IRFU Referee Mentoring Guidelines 2020/21

IRFU Referee Mentoring Report Form 2020/21 (MS Word)

IRFU Referee Evaluation Guidelines 2020/21

Guide to Completing a Report on Gainline

Evaluation General Feedback Template