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Referees announced for England’s summer Tests in Australia

The referees for England’s three-Test summer tour of Australia have been confirmed. A total of 22…

Rugby official with Motor Neurone Disease paves the way

Working with our partners at ACME whistles, we have been shining a spotlight on inspiring people…

“I’m just looking after you!” – Luke Pearce praised for immediately halting game and ordering HIA

Referee Luke Pearce has been universally praised for ordering a player off the field for an…

Match officials for round 4, including England vs Ireland referee

Referee appointments for round three of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations, including the England vs Ireland referee in…

Officials for this weekend, including Italy vs England referee

Referee appointments for round two of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations, including the Italy vs England referee in…

New brake foot law explained by Six Nations referee

The team at ACME Whistles spoke to the referee behind the whistle at Murryfield about how…

Refereeing appointments announced for 2022 Six Nations

World Rugby has announced the Emirates match officials for the Guinness Six Nations 2022, which kicks…

ACME brought in to help keep more referees on the pitch

How long until we see similar programmes coming into Rugby Union? The Rugby Football League (RFL)…

Pearce mentors 10-year-old boy who can’t play rugby for future behind the whistle  

We recently caught up with a rugby-mad schoolboy who turned to refereeing because he has a…

10-year-old who was told he couldn’t play rugby becomes referee

The story of 10-year-old Arthur Cripps – a newly inspired referee with a bright future in…

GET TO KNOW THE REF: Craig Maxwell Keys

This month, Craig Maxwell Keys reached a landmark – the youngest RFU referee to reach 100…

Referees announced for British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa

The men in the middle for The British & Irish Lions Tests against South Africa has…

5 of the most brutally honest Nigel Owens quotes

Nigel Owens, who’s brought class, standards and entertainment to the game since beginning his professional career…

JP Doyle is back refereeing after being sacked by the RFU

Across the pond in the USA, Major League Rugby will welcome one of the world’s most…

The seventh team of the Six Nations

As the Six Nations draws to a close, we can review and discuss the six weeks…