u18 InterPro Appointments

Best of luck to Katie Kilbane, who has been appointed to the u18 InterPro between Connacht Women and Munster Women.
Katie will be assisted by Claire Toolan and Sana Tansey.

The match will kick off in the Sportsground on Sunday, 9th September at 13:00

From left to right: Katie Kilbane, Claire Toolan and Sana Tansey

ARCB Gallery Officially Online

We have a new addition to the website … it’s time to get the faces of ARCB out there!

Welcome to the new photo gallery

If you have any snaps of matchday action, meetings, or funnies involving our referees, please message them to us on Facebook, and we’ll get them loaded onto our gallery.

It’s a bit sparse at the minute, so please get some pics in to us if you have them.


u18 InterPro Appointments

Best of luck to Claire Toolan, who has been appointed to the u18 InterPro between Connacht Women and Ulster Women.
Claire will be assisted by Katie Kilbane and Lisa Moore.

The match will kick off in Ballinasloe RFC on Sunday, 2nd September at 14:00

From left to right: Claire Toolan, Katie Kilbane, Lisa Moore

RPS Sponsors ARCB Referees Rewards Scheme

RPS is proud to continue their sponsorship of the ARCB Referees Rewards scheme, which commenced in the 2017-18 season.

The scheme is administered by the Rugby Committee and was the brain child of Shane McElwee during his tenure as head of the Association.

RPS is a provider of Environmental, Engineering, Infrastructure Design, Planning and Project Management services. RPS employ over 100 people in our Galway and Sligo offices.

NUIG’s John Martin Receives ‘Mr. Boots’ Award

John Martin is presented with the ‘Mr. Boots’ award by former Ireland international referee John West (© Sita O’Driscoll)

John Martin of NUIG Rugby is the 2018 recipient of the ‘Mr. Boots’ award
for services to rugby.

John Martin’s roles over the years included fixtures secretary and team manager for NUIG Juniors and Under-20s, referee and All-Ireland League touch judge for the Connacht Association of Referees.

John was also involved in organising Intervarsity Championships for the Irish Universities Rugby Union. He is also involved in acting as fifth official and stewarding at Connacht matches in the Sportsground.

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