Open meetings

The Reading RA Open Meetings take place on the third Thursday of every month, at 7:45pm, at the Earley Home Guard Social Club in Pitts Lane, Earley, RG6 1BT.

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If you are interested in joining the RRA or finding out more then why not come along to one of these meetings – you will be made very welcome.  The meetings are a great opportunity to chat to other referees and the guest speakers are always very interesting to listen to.

Guest speakers

Oct 013 Stephen Green ( Level 4 Referee Tutor) "Good Cop – Bad Cop"
Sep 2013 George McCaffery (level 4 FA Tutor and Coach) "Communicating through body language"
Aug 2013  Will Finnie (level 4 referee and tutor) "Communicating with Players"
May 2013 AGM
Apr 2013 Alf Field (Chiltern RA) "Crossing the line"
Mar 2013 Mark Ives (Discipline Manager of The FA) "Discipline and the way forward"
Feb 2013 Jeff Pettitt (MD of A&H International) "Achieving greatness with simple steps"
Jan 2013 Ray Olivier (Head of Education for PGMOL) "Deal or no deal"
Dec 2012 Christmas draw
Nov 2o12 Dean Mohareb (Football League Referee and FA National Referee Development Manager) "Team Work"
Oct 2012 Phil Sharp (World Cup assistant referee and UEFA instructor) "Behind the scenes at Euro 2012"
Sep 2012  Lorraine Deschamps MBE "Teamwork and self-management"
Aug 2012 Corin Readett (Berks & Bucks FA Referee Development Officer) "Unlocking your potential"
May 2012 AGM
Apr 2012 Iain Williamson (Football league referee) "foul recognition"
Mar 2012 Ken Clark (RRA vice-chairman) "How do we define handball?"
Feb 2012 Paul Hardie (Football League Assessor) "Managing advantage"
Jan 2012 Phil Knight (Football League Assistant Referee) "Managing the Temperature of the Game"
Dec 2011 Christmas raffle
Nov 2011  Graham Scott (Level 1 National List Referee) "The first five minutes"
Oct 2011 Ed Stone (assessor and level 4 tutor) "Overcoming perceptions"
Sep 2011 Stephen Creighton (Panel League referee) "Global Warming and the risks to you as a referee"
Aug 2011 Jim de Rennes (Licensed FA Tutor) A F-ing workshop