RefLive Introduction Video
RefLIVE is Rugby AU’s NEW referee review platform. It will allow both referees and referee coaches to review matches to facilitate development. It will also allow for associations to monitor the welfare of the match officials more regularly.
Ruck and maul positioning
Referee positioning can be quite personal, but there are some benefits to be gained from different positions. Oli Kellett takes us through some of those options.
5m Scrum Battle
Rohan Hoffmann passes on his tips and areas of focus when we are faced with a scrum 5m out from the try line, with potential Penalty Try scenarios.
Angus Gardner joins us to discuss best practice positioning at lineout time, with a focus on how to set and keep the gap.
Match Official Abuse
Match Official abuse is something that we need to deal with. Whether it be a player on the field of play, or someone off-field, like a coach/parent/spectator, we need to know what course of action to take. This video looks to cover off some of the options available to us as referees.
Nic Berry joins us to take us through a small part of the broader communication piece, particular captain interactions.
‘Grass cutter’ tackles
Lara West takes a look at these tackles, a form of tackle whereby the defender makes no effort to grasp the ball carrier.
No arms tackles
Shoulder charge? No arms tackle? Failing to wrap? James Palmer takes a look at this area of Foul Play, including the definition in law.
Lineout to ‘No Maul’
This video takes a look at what referees should focus on when the non-throwing team chooses to stand off and not engage in a potential maul situation.
Pre-match scrum chat U19
Harry Fenton joins us to give us his perspective on the pre-match chats for scrums, but applied to Under 19 games.
The lifting tackle has the potential for serious injury and an ensuing melee. James Marshall passes on some hints for this area of the game.
Amber McLachlan takes us through the options to the non-offending team for incorrect kick-off and restart kicks.
Decision making framework for High Tackles
Tom Nicholl explores World Rugby's 2019 release of the framework for high tackles.
Pre-match Captain chat
Brett Cronan gives us some tips on the pre-match chat with team captains. An important relationship to build early to give yourself the best chance of success.
Foul Play Interactions
Richard Manchee shares his thoughts on managing interactions as part of a Team of 3.
Graham Cooper builds on his tackle law video, and now breaks down the ruck
Aaron Pook talks through a key role in our game, and shares some tips.
Kick-off and restart kicks
James Quinn takes a look at both the kick-off and restart kicks.
Graham Cooper overviews this important aspect of the game.
Reuben Keane talks about positioning and his priorities when close to the goal line.
Lineout to Maul
Amy Perrett details the key areas to focus on as the lineout transitions to a maul.
Amy Perrett outlines her approach to the lineout contest.
Pre-match scrum chat Seniors
Jordan Way takes us through his pre-match chat with front rowers.
Half-time game plan
Damon Murphy discusses his approach to get the most out of the half-time break.