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 BOOKLET FOR CLUBS & SCHOOLS: Version 2
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