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Welcome to our new site. We hope you enjoy it. A big thank you to Dan Wallace & John Montayne for all their work on this. If you have any suggestions or ideas please feel free to contact Dan Wallace.

Neville Matthews (Subaru Ireland), Fran Nolan (President Leinster Rugby Referees) and Michael Kirby (Subaru Ireland)

Leinster Referees host foundation course in Old Belvedere…

The course presenters were David O’Brien (IRFU) and Gearoid Ferrick (Leinster Rugby Referees) which started at 10am and finished at 3.30pm. A total of 29 people attended and came from a large geographical spread and a varied age group.

Fran Nolan (President, Leinster Rugby Referees) welcomed everyone and hoped that they all would move into the referee ranks, he thanks the Leinster Branch and IRFU for all their help and support in the recruitment of referees. The course was divided into different modules starting with match preparation, the laws and interpretation of them to dealing with the game itself in the areas of tackle, scrum, lineout, ruck and maul. Continue reading Leinster Referees host foundation course in Old Belvedere…

Foundation Course

The next full foundation course will be held at Old Belvedere Rugby Club at 11.30am on Sunday the 16th of January – pass it on – perhaps you know someone who could be the next Alain Rolland or Alan Lewis?

Power added to Leinster Referee ranks…

North East Club, Skerries RFC, have a new member of the Leinster Rugby Referees…

Philip Mullins, a native of Skerries and former player, successfully passed his trial match and was recently elected as a full member of Leinster Rugby Referees. This continues a proud tradition for the North County Dublin seaside club who have produced a number of notable referees for the game over the years.

Speaking at a recent North East Area Meeting, Mark Power (Area Representative) congratulated Philip on his election and said that he was a worthy addition to the Referees in Leinster.

Philip was presented with his referee kit at the meeting and received a standing ovation from the attendees. He took up refereeing in his early thirties when he finished his playing career and following a Referee Foundation course with David Keane IRFU, Philip officiated at a number of youth and schools fixtures in the area to develop his refereeing skills and knowledge of the Laws.

Philip is married to Barbara and his other hobbies include hill-walking and keeping fit. Well done Philip and we look forward to seeing you blowing the whistle at the Heineken Cup final in a couple of years.