Arthur Smith has decided to step down from this position after many years of service.

Applications are invited from RA Members who may wish to be considered for that post.

Further details can be obtained from the Chairman of the Trustees, John Harvey (email, to whom all applications should be sent.

Please note that the closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 21st May 2021.

The post is an honorary position, although expenses incurred are refunded.

The successful applicant will be expected to take up their duties following the AGM of the Trustees in June.

Our Partnerships

Partnerships are often formed between individuals, agencies or organisations with a shared interest to address specific issues. Our evidence reveals that our members young and old often require mental, emotional, financial, medical help, support and guidance. The Referees’ Association champion the work of those agencies that provide this support in times of need. Should you require support please contact the relevant agency below or the RA Head Office.
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Join the Referees Association

The National RA recommends that prospective members should join through their local LRA, the easiest way being to attend one of the many local association meetings that take place across the country on a regular (usually monthly) basis. Find your nearest branch now.

Alternatively, online membership is now available for any referee who wishes to take up central membership. The National RA will then allocate you a local branch. Join now.