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Training & Courses

Please find below a complete list of available training material, downloads and information for various training material/Information. Further Training material to be added over the season and beyond.

PRRS Meetings – Training Material

This is the PRRS training material section is a comprehensive list of all available training material, presented at the Plymouth Rugby Referees’ Society meetings, and more… When available.

PRRS Match Preparation by Rob Guy, a great insight into what preparation we do as a referee…

Training Information

England Rugby Referees’ Association
“The England Rugby Referees Association (ERRA) aims to engage and communicate with all match officials who play a pivotal role in the enjoyment and wellbeing of players of all ages and abilities in our sport.” – ERRA

World Rugby Laws
The latest and updated 2019 rugby laws.

Concussion Awareness information and resources.

Concussion Awareness for match officials online course.

World Rugby Passport website
Online interactive learning and quiz

Match Official Development – RFU Training

Refereeing Children (Quilter Kids First Rugby)

Refereeing the Scrum

Refereeing the Tackle


If you are interested in refereeing for the Plymouth Rugby Referees Society the only requirement along with the enthusiasm to do this very satisfying and enjoyable job is that you need to be a minimum of 14 years old and reasonably fit.

Please contact our Recruitment Officer or complete the Get involved form for more information about your next step to becoming a referee.

To find the nearest course to you, visit the RFU Course finder or Keep Your Boots On course locator.

All information correct up to the beginning of the 2023-24 season. Please contact us if any of the information contained in this page/website is incorrect or requires updating.