Referee gateway

Rugby in Scotland would not be possible without the support and dedication of many volunteers, including match officials without whom games, leagues, tournaments, festivals and cup competitions could not take place.

Whether you’re a current player considering life after hanging up your boots, a keen parent or just curious to know what it’s like being the ‘whistler in the middle’, you’ll find everything you need on these pages.

 Become a referee

Getting started

Find out how to become a referee, and what you need to do to get started.

Become a referee

Referee Societies

Referee societies

Join a referee society to share skills and experience with like-minded people in your area.

Referee societies

Referee societies

Referee courses

Build on your skills, gain qualifications and enhance your career by attending refereeing courses.

Referee courses

 

Contacts for referees

Get in touch

Referee contacts

Resources and downloads

Guidelines, protocols, notes from the IRB

Resources and downloads