• We Love this game

    Grassroots to the Welsh Premier

    As a Society we nurture, support and develop referees at all levels with the aim to make good referees great!

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In this site you will find regular news updates and information for one of the largest Referees’ Society in Wales.

We seek to encourage new members through our extensive new training classes, while all the time providing a professional environment to allow the development of members at all categories who strive to officiate at the highest possible levels in the game. We are proud of the achievements of all our members across all categories from grassroots to professional football.

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Latest news

Mad rush for referees this weekend unfortunately not enough refs to go around! Clubs need to think about varying kick off times and encourage ex players/supporters to pick up the whistle - online course available at https://becomearef.wales/ @Referee_SWFA @SouthWalesFA

Powerful campaign by our Portuguese friends
@APAF_pt O Respeito Vence Sempre - Respect Always Wins 🤝
The video shows the passion, dedication and commitment referees have for the game

  • John Jones
    An excellent presentation from FAW Tier 1 referee John Jones – The topic of discussion : Steps to becoming a
  • An evening with Derek Brazil
    CRS Members were treated to a night of nostalgia with one of Cardiff City fans favourite players Derek Brazil. Derek
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what we do

  • Empathy
    Everyone should have empathy (feeling/understanding) for the needs of each
  • Education
    People only improve by learning, and those who succeed must
  • Evaluation
    The best referees have a high level of ability to
  • Fitness
    It is self-evident that all match officials must be physically


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