Articles and resources for referees

The Rugby Football Union match official pages are designed to provide relevant information for all types of rugby official, from the battle-hardened ref to those considering picking up the whistle for the first time, and those who support them in those roles.

This section provides e-learning and links to useful websites, articles, documents and forms designed to assist you in carrying out your role as a match official effectively.

These pages will be updated on a timely basis to act as a point of reference for all match officials.

Useful websites

Referee forms:

Referee advice documents: