Source: Phil Mingo/Pinnacle/RFU

Women’s Six Nations and November match officials confirmed

Women’s international rugby to resume in November Experienced match official team selected with more than 60 tests between the appointees 18 match officials from six unions appointed as preparations continue for RWC 2021 Italy v Scotland Women’s Six Nations match doubles up as part of Rugby Europe Rugby World Cup 2021 European qualification pathway World

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Owens and Neville to make refereeing history

Nigel Owens set to become the first referee to take charge of 100 test matches Joy Neville becomes first woman to perform TMO duties in a major international competition Karl Dickson and Mike Adamson set to referee first major international matches Appointments regionally based, recognising the ongoing impact of COVID-19 Nigel Owens is set to

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The Gameplan for Growth Review – Refereeing

Throughout May and June, The FA is reviewing the impact of The Gameplan for Growth strategy on the women’s and girls’ game. Launched in March 2017, the strategy pledged to tackle ambitious targets to double participation, double the game’s fanbase create a high-performance system and world-class talent pipeline for England teams to achieve consistent success

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More French referees undergo training

Fifteen French female referees met at Marcoussis recently to prepare themselves for the coming season. Fitness, both physical and mental, were on the menu. Their aim is to reach the standard being set by the current No 1 French referee, Aurélie Groizeleau, and increase the number of highly qualified female referees at the FFR’s disposal.

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Source: Martin Seras Lima World Rugby

Match officials announced for 2018 Women’s 6 Nations

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the Women’s 6 Nations 2018, which kicks off on Friday, 2 February. Following a ground-breaking year for women’s rugby on and off the field, there is huge anticipation ahead of what promises to be a hugely competitive tournament. World Rugby referee of the year and Women’s

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Source: Martin Seras Lima

World Rugby announce 7s Series referee squads

World Rugby has announced the panel of referees to officiate on the men’s and women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2016-17, the first within the new four-year Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games cycle. Rugby sevens made its game-changing debut at Rio 2016 and with several referees moving on after achieving their Olympic dream, there is an

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