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WELCOME TO THE LATEST WARWICKSHIRE RUGBY NEWS:-

RICHARD WORMELL RIP.
The funeral of Richard Wormell will be held at 1.30pm on Wednesday 21st November at St Marys Church, Old Square, Warwick CV34 4RA. A private family committal will follow at the Birmingham Road cemetery Warwick.
No black ties or dress please, your club and rugby attire is encouraged. Following the church service everyone is welcome to Old Leamingtonians RFC, The Crofts, Bericote Road, Blackdown, Leamington Spa CV32 6QP for refreshements.
No flowers please, but donations to either Myton Hospice or Macmillan Cancer Support in Richard's memory would be greatly appreciated. Donations can be left at the church or at the Old Leamingtonians RFC.

MAKING TAX DIGITAL (MTD).
HMRC have released further information on the new Making Tax Digital (MTD) for VAT requirements. Rugby clubs that are VAT registered with taxable supplies above £85,000pa, will generally have to keep records digitally, and provide information to HMRC using specialised functional compatible software for VAT reporting. There are generally no exemptions if a rugby club is a CASC or a charity, so these clubs (if applicable) should check their current accounting and record keeping procedures regularly. This will ensure that they will be in compliance with the requirements of MTD for VAT which is due to come into force on 1st April 2019.

NATWEST RUGBYFORCE 2019.
Is back - see under Club Development. Application process available until March 2019.

WARWICKSHIRE COLTS CUP.
Entry forms for the 2018/19 Bob Coward Cup have been sent to clubs.
We have decided to make the draw earlier this season, to enable Clubs to have more flexibility in arranging fixture dates. Preliminary round matches [if more than 8 entrants] must be played by Saturday 2 February 2019.
QF matches to be played on 23 February [or Friday 22 February if both Clubs agree].
Competition regulations will be sent to all entrants in advance of the fixtures; they will be broadly identical to previous seasons.

WRFU CLUB COMMUNITY ROADSHOW.
Wednesday 14 November at Old Coventrians RFC. Further details under Club Development.

MIDLANDS U20 TEAM MANAGER.
Vacancy exists - further details at https://www.englandrugby.com/about-the-rfu/careers-and-vacancies/vacancies-at-member-clubs-and-partner-organisations/midlands-u20s-honarary-team-manager/

WRFU GIRLS U18 MANAGER.
A vacancy exists - further details under Representative Rugby.

RICARD WORMELL
It is with deep personal regret that I have to inform you of the death of Richard Wormell RIP.
Richard would have been well known to the whole Warwickshire rugby family having given so much time to our great game as a referee well into his latter years and the Warwickshire Society of Referees Committee itself.
Richard was also heavily involved in Colts rugby with the County and a very committed member of the Warwickshire RFU committee fulfilling several roles over the years including being our County President a few years ago.
He was also past Chairman and Bar Chairman of Old Leamingtonians RFC and served on their committee.
A good personal friend and my heartfelt condolences go out to his long time partner Alex and their families.
May He Rest In Peace, Charlie McGinty, WRFU HonSecretary.

FACEBOOK GROUP FOR ANY CANCELLED FIXTURES.
There is a closed Facebook group that clubs may wish to use to obtain fixtures if yours is cancelled.
The site is at https://m.facebook.com/groups/192039714684718?view=info.
However remember - you still need to advise the Referees Society of any changes.

WARWICKSHIRE SOCIETY OF REFEREES.
Annual dinner is to be held on Friday 9 November 2018 at Old Coventrians RFC, 7 for 7-30pm. The cost is £30 per head for a 3 course dinner and the main speaker is Martin Corry. Tables are available for 7 or 10 people and if you would like to attend could you please contact the Society at dinner@warwickref.com

REFEREES MESSAGE
2018 Message from WSoR under Refereeing

JUNIOR CUP COMPETITION
Details for 2018/19 under Warwickshire Mini, Midi & Juniors.

CUP COMPETITIONS
Details of dates and draws for the Warwickshire Cup competitions are under WRFU Cup Competitions.

 
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