Episode 31 - Scottish Rugby's Match Official Strategy with Andrew Macpherson

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I'm joined by Andrew Macpherson, now the High Performance Match Official Manager from Scottish Rugby to talk about their new three year https://www.scottishrugby.org/news/scottish-rugby-launches-three-year-match-official-strategy (Refereeing and Match Official Development Strategy)
We chat about:
Why there's been a 17 year gap between Scottish international referees
The new Match Official Strategy and how it'll help reduce the 17 year gap before the next one
How to attract referees up and down the rugby pyramid
Creating CPD for referees - and accrediting new trainers
How great referees need great referee coaching
How Scotland aim to increase the number and diversity of officials but also to improve retention rates at all levels of the game.
Bringing in skills expertise outside of rugby to help referees develop

You can connect with Andy on https://www.linkedin.com/in/a-macpherson1/ (LinkedIn here)
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Episode 31 - Scottish Rugby's Match Official Strategy with Andrew Macpherson

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