About the Society

Welcome. We are an eclectic group of men and women who referee Junior and Senior rugby in Hertfordshire and on exchange around the country and overseas. A number of our members have been with us for some years so great bonds are developed between the members as they develop their rugby refereeing career. We will look after you and develop you at a rate that its best suited to you and your abilities.

The Hertfordshire Society of Rugby Football Union Referees was formed in 1959. The Society appoints Referees to Club, Schools and Youth games in Hertfordshire mainly on Saturdays but also covers Sunday and some midweek games. Typically 1200 games a season are covered by 60 or so active members.

  • Merit Tables Rules for Subs and Repalcements

    February 15th, 2015

    I have uploaded the latest version for 2014 of the replacement rules for Merit Tables. These are in the files section as well as other important information for society members. Reminder to you that must loginto that separately. If you have forgotten your login details then please send email to webmaster@hertsrefs.co.uk if you are new contact Peter Smith at smith2pj@gmail.com who can add new joiners - please note these are essential steps to all members- ta greg

  • New Joiners and Development Feb Dates

    February 15th, 2015

    We are running 2 session Thursday the 26th at the Herts University Sports Hall. All new joiners contact John Asker and those in the society are all welcome to our continuing development evenings led by M Tutty.

The Society provides Training and Development for Referees in 4 ways through:

»Monthly Society meetings held at the University of Hertfordshire

»New Joiner sessions for new Referees at University of Hertfordshire

»Weekly Fitness sessions at Verulamians Rugby Club at 7:30pm on Tuesdays

»Formal reviews of your performance at games by Referee Advisors and informal feedback from clubs and players

Joining the Society.

Membership of the Society is open to persons wanting to take regular refereeing appointment to matches. Initially, these matches will be in Hertfordshire. A pre-requisite of joining the Society is having completed the RFU Entry Level Refereeing Award Parts I & II. The Society membership fee is £ 20.00 per season.

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