Welcome to the Essex Society of Rugby Football Union Referees website.


Please Note:  As of August 2013 the Essex referee society has merged with the North Region of the London rugby referee society. Any comments, information or referee appointment requests should be directed to [email protected]





Concussion in Rugby

As part of the on-going work on improving player safety across the game, the IRB recently produced new guidelines on …Read the Rest

IRB Law Clarifications – November 2011

Recent IRB law clarifications. Please view the following documents detailing the latest IRB law clarifications:

Illegal Boots

  Please see below photographs of a boot with a single toe stud configuration that is being purchased for use …Read the Rest

Base Layer Stockings/Tights

Following enquiries from coaches and parents, the RFU can confirm that it is permissible under RFU Regulations for young players, …Read the Rest

Dangerous Tackles/ Dangerous grasping of the neck/head

This is a further memorandum in relation to Dangerous Tackles and the illegal taking out of players who are not …Read the Rest

ELRA Course

Location: Woodford RFC See poster below for more details Woodford RFC ELRA Oct 11 Poster

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