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Welcome to the Discipline Section                        Sector Head:  MARK ELTON


Disciplinary Secretary:  David Parry-Jones


Junior Disciplinary Secretary:  Glenda McWalter


For all adult red card/citing offences, the primary contact is the Discipline Secretary David Parry Jones.

All clubs should inform the Discipline Secretary when a red card offence occurs. If invited along to a discipline panel, please ensure all attending have read the referee's report, the club must request the referee's attendance if disputing the report and all attending should be familiar with the discipline process as detailed in the regulations linked below.


For advice on handing Youth Rugby Discipline Procedures for clubs or schools please read:


DISCIPLINE LETTER TO CLUBS: issued September 2019

Zero Tolerance letter: issued November 2019 


Gloucestershire RFU has delegated authority to hold disciplinary hearings within the County.   The work of the Disciplinary Panel is governed by RFU Regulation 19. 

The full regulations can be accessed using the following title links:

RFU Regulation 19 - Discipline

Appendix 1  -  Yellow Cards

Appendix 2  -  Sanction Entry Points

Appendix 3  -  Disciplinary Costs / RFU Administration Fees

Appendix 4  -  Adult Rugby Citing Procedures

Appendix 5  -  RFU Practice Notes & Sanctions Guidance

Appendix 6  -  Age Grade Rugby Disciplinary Procedures

Appendix 7  - Disciplinary Hearing Procedure & draft form




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