The November Meeting of the EPRRS is set for this Wednesday, November 6th. Meeting will begin at 7:30 with the gathering beginning at 7:00 as always. We are still at Dave & Busters in the Plymouth Meeting Mall. Big piece of the meeting is elections. If interested in taking a slot, let Len know.
A Level 1 Officiating Course for anyone interested in becoming a referee will be held in Baltimore on Sunday, September 8th. For more information, click the following link: https://www.allplayers.com/g/
Please see the text below explaining the new Scrum Cadence in detail. This is channeling down from the iRB to USA Rugby directly to us. This is how we want to address all scrums effective immediately.
- Ensure both teams are level. If not bring up the lower team which is normally the defensive team as it is more difficult to hook the lower the scrum is. MANAGE / FK
- The LH has
Ladies and Gentlemen! The documents surrounding the new payment systems for Rugby Pennsylvania High School matches have been published online under Published Documents in the Documents toolbar. Any referee expecting to be paid for a High School match should look these documents over, complete the two necessary forms, and submit to RugbyPA.
Remember this is for A side matches for U19, HS,
The IRB has issued a letter clarifying and reminding all on a point in the new scrum engagement.
The referee says:
There is to be a pause between the “touch” and the “set”. This is NOT SPOKEN, but needs to be there “to ensure the front rows are steady and are able to locate where they will engage.”
Please distribute to all teams, organizations and referee societies in your area.