What you need to know for season 2012/13

A short guide to the new season.

  1. We have a new President – Jim Breen of Seapoint RFC. Here is what he has to say about his year ahead.
  2. There are new laws.  They can be found on the law page of the website
  3. There are new expenses rules. They can be found on the expenses page where you can also find the form to fill out to claim them. Please claim expenses every two months.
  4. You might have a red card this season – here is what you should do.
  5. Got a law question? Be sure to ask the duty ref
  6. Need assistance – not sure about certain things, processes – ask you area rep
  7. Summered too well – get some fitness in
  8. When is the next meeting on – check the calendar
  9. Where am I refereeing? – check the locator
  10. Going to have a great season? – here is where you could be next

Go out and enjoy it.


Supplementary Law Meeting

Wednesday 29th August
KO 7.30pm
St Marys College RFC

For those referees who missed the seminar and have not had a formal presentation of the new laws.


Annual Seminar Gallery

General View
Tom Keating is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012 - 13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby
Donagh McGowan is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13
Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby
Dermot Blake is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby
Frank Smyth is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby
Aidan Fogarty is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby
Kevin O'Boyle is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby
David Williams is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby
Niall Murphy is presented with his tankard by Jim Breen President Leinster Rugby Referees 2012-13 and Girvan Dempsey of Leinster Rugby


Referee Recruitment Days Announced

The Leinster Rugby Referees in association with the IRFU Referee Development department will hold a series of one day courses for new recruits in the coming weeks so if you are interested in becoming a referee check out the details.

Leinsters Alain Rolland

Leinster
Sunday 16th September
10.30am Start
Leinster Branch Offices UCD
Contact: David Keane


Leinster Referee David Keane selected for Sevens World Series

Leinster Rugby Referee David Keane has been chosen as one of the referees for the 2012/13 HSBC Sevens World Series, which starts in Australia in October…
The IRB has announced the match official appointments for the upcoming HSBC Sevens World Series, which kicks off on Australia’s Gold Coast on October 13-14 and adds a new venue in La Plata, Argentina.

David Keane

In total, 15 Member Unions are represented among the panel of referees for the 10-leg Series while two – New Zealand’s James McPhail and South African Rasta Rasivhenge – will officiate at all 10 tournaments.

Annual Golf Outing

The Annual Golf Outing will take place on Friday September 7th in the magnificent Killiney Golf Club Details and time-sheet will be sent out shortly.