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The content of this page is primarily for the use of members of the Ulster Society of Rugby Football Referees (USRFR: The Society).
This area relates to the administration and support for society members whilst involved in assessing referee performance.

The society has a robust quality assurance element with the mandatory assessment of all active referees.

Competence to officiate is adjudged solely on evidence based assessment.

It is this system which allows the Society to operate a non-discriminatory practice within its membership as mandated by the membership.

This process saw 316 assessments undertaken during the 2017-18 season.

An important part of all referees’ personal development is a Self Assessment process.  A suggested template to assist our members in formalising this process can be found here:

Self Assessment Form

A guidance document for Assessors on breakdown positioning can be viewed here:

Breakdown Positioning summary

Further advice is also available for referees in the SKILLS & TRAINING section here.

For help in location of clubs, view the Club Location Finder.

For help in the contacting of clubs, view our List of Club Contacts.

For Society members the assessor coordinator is:
Ian Thompson: report.usrfr@gmail.com