New Referees Course – Jan 2017

 

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08 January 2017, Sportsground

The Association of Referees Connacht Branch (ARCB) will be holding our next New Referees Course on Sunday 08th January 2017 in the Sportsground.

Why become a referee?

Benefits to you:

  • Stay involved in the game.
  • Keep fit.
  • Learn more about the game.
  • Referee locally, provincially or nationally.
  • Make new friends.
  • Membership of the ARCB.
  • Access to kit.

Benefits to the game and the players:

  • Safe and controlled.
  • Structured.
  • Neutral referees.
  • Enhanced playing experience.
  • Values of the game are maintained.

I’m interested!

Seán Gallagher is the IRFU Referee Development Officer in Connacht and he would be delighted to talk you through what is involved in becoming a referee. His mobile is 086 1735096 or you can reach him by e-mail at sean.gallagher@irfu.ie

BETTER REFEREE = BETTER GAME = BETTER PLAYERS

New Referees Course – September 2016

George Clancy RWC 2015

The Association of Referees Connacht Branch (ARCB) will be holding their next New Referees Course on Sunday 11th September 2016 in the Sportsground from 10.00-16.00.

Why become a referee?

Benefits to you:

  • Stay involved in the game.
  • Keep fit.
  • Learn more about the game.
  • Referee locally, provincially or nationally.
  • Make new friends.
  • Membership of the ARCB.
  • Access to kit.

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New Referees Course – 28th November 2015

Ulster Bank League Division 1A Final, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 9/5/2015 Lansdowne vs Clontarf Referee Sean Gallagher  Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The Association of Referees Connacht Branch (ARCB) will be holding their next new referees course on Saturday 28th November in the Sportsground.

Why become a referee?

Benefits to you:

  • Stay involved in the game.
  • Keep fit.
  • Learn more about the game.
  • Referee locally, provincially or nationally.
  • Make new friends.
  • Membership of the ARCB.
  • Access to kit.

Benefits to the game and the players:

  • Safe and controlled.
  • Structured.
  • Neutral referees.
  • Enhanced playing experience.
  • Values of the game are maintained.

I’m interested!

Seán Gallagher is the IRFU Referee Development Officer in Connacht and he would be delighted to talk you through what is involved in becoming a referee. His mobile is 086 1735096 or you can reach him by e-mail at sean.gallagher@irfu.ie

BETTER REFEREE = BETTER GAME = BETTER PLAYERS

Connacht Community Referee Scheme Launched

Community Referee Launch Photo

ARCB President Mossy Moran and Katie Kilbane with Domestic Rugby Manager Eric Elwood

This season, in an attempt to encourage more participation in refereeing in the province, the Association of Referees Connacht Branch, in conjunction with the IRFU and Connacht Rugby, have implemented a Community Referee grade within the ranks of the ARCB.

Unlike regular recruits, who referee matches at all levels across the province, Community Referees will be ring-fenced for youth rugby in their locality. Ideal candidates should be reasonably fit, have a good understanding of the game and be available to referee. The first intake of Community Referees will be at the New Referees Course on 28th November 2015 in the Sportsground.

Community Referee Launch 4

Mossy Moran, Lyndon Jones, Katie Kilbane and Eric Elwood

What are the benefits of becoming a Community Referee?

  • Full Membership of the ARCB
  • New Referees Course
  • Referee Youth Rugby Locally
  • ARCB Appointed
  • Trial Member Process
  • One on One Coaching
  • Continuous Professional Development

I’m interested!

Seán Gallagher is the IRFU Referee Development Officer for this scheme and would be delighted to talk you through what is involved in becoming a Community Referee. His mobile is 086-1735096 or you can reach him by e-mail at sean.gallagher@irfu.ie

BETTER REFEREE = BETTER GAME = BETTER PLAYERS

Pre Season Workshop

Due to a number of other conflicts, the Aug 15th ARCB Pre Season meeting is cancelled.

The Pre-Season meeting is now rescheduled for Thursday Aug 27th @ 7pm in the Sportsground, it is very important that all members make every effort to attend this meeting and get the season off to a good start.