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Becoming a Referee

Are you interested in becoming a referee? The IRFU Referee Department is here to help. We have a dedicated team of people in all four provinces to help get you started and assisting you to progress as a referee.

The IRFU offer a range of courses and coaching workshops, commencing at "starter" level and up through the grades. Find out more, by contacting the Recruitment Officer in your area, or, contact the IRFU directly:

IRFU Referee Department

Owen Doyle
Director of Referees
01 6473804

Julie Ashmore
Referee Administrator
01 6473804

Neysa Herity
Referee Administrator
01 6473861

IRFU Referee Development Staff

David McHugh - SouthMunster
Referee Development & Coaching Manager.
086 3806638

Peter Fitzgibbon - Connacht/North Munster
Referee Development Officer
087 8322987
David Wilkinson - Ulster
Referee Development Officer
0 (44) 28 90493111

David O'Brien - Leinster
Referee Development Officer
087 6418340

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