Thursday 13 December 2018

CPD Belgian match officials at Antwerp Rugby Club in Belgium

On Saturday 8 December 2018 the Belgian referees committee organized a CPD course at Antwerp Rugby Club.

Technical topics for the Workshop were line-out and maul / and tackle and ruck. The 8 World Rugby educators present worked hard to make this interesting and practical for the participants. The match officials worked around video’s from Belgian championship matches and went out on the pitch to practise their officiating skills.

Gustave Gatez explained the Twizzit electronic game sheet program used in Belgium for all national championship games since the start of this season. Carolien Verriest from sponsor and kit supplier Popshop presented the new Gilbert Kit available for the Belgian Match officials.

To conlude the day the match officials attended a workshop around the values of the game and concussion managagment : Recognize and Remove deliverd by WR Trainer Johan Meersman

The Belgian referees committee thanks the educators for their commitment, the refs for the participation and Antwerp Rugby Club for the excellent facilities and hospitality. Thanks to Luc Van Wiele for the pictures.