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Please note the following when applying for roles within the Welsh Rugby Union Group:
  • All applications should be made by email to unless otherwise specified
  • The email subject field must contain - job title, name, i.e. Retail Assistant: J Smith
  • Please ensure you have the relevant skills and experience for the post before applying
  • Applications must include a CV and covering letter. There is no application form process
  • Applications should be submitted in PDF format, however Word format will be accepted
  • We do not accept speculative CVs, these will be deleted without being opened
  • We do not accept introductions via recruitment agencies unless otherwise specified

Elite Referee Manager for Guinness PRO12

Job Title: Elite Referee Manager for Guinness PRO12
Location: PRO12 Offices, Dublin
Contract Type: Full Time Post
Contact: David Jordan and Dermot O'Sullivan
Email: and

Job Description:
Celtic Rugby are currently recruiting for the position of Elite Referee Manager for the Guinness PRO12 Championship.

Ed Morrison, currently Independent Referee Appointments Commissioner, will retire from his position at the end of the current season and Celtic Rugby wish to appoint his successor ahead of the 2017/18 campaign to carry on the sterling progress made by Morrison.

The successful candidate will have refereed at the highest levels of the professional game (International, European Cup or Super Rugby), will possess robust managerial credentials and display excellent communication skills.

This person will be responsible for Guinness PRO12 match appointments, review and development of officials and managing the identification process of emerging refereeing talent.

Candidates must display an understanding of working within a complex multi-union environment whilst also ensuring there is a clear and effective line of communication with the coaches of Guinness PRO12 clubs.

Additionally, the role will require constant engagement with the unions' referee managers and officiating representatives from World Rugby, EPCR, PRL Top 14 and Super Rugby.

The successful candidate will be tasked with assisting Celtic Rugby to achieve the following goals for the Guinness PRO12 Championship:

  • All match referees to become full-time professionals
  • Ensure quality of referee talent to ensure all appointments (Referee, AR1, AR2 and TMO) are neutral
  • To reach an investment agreement across all participant unions for a common and co-ordinated development plan

Additionally, a key objective will be to carry out a full review of the current officiating structure within the Guinness PRO12 Championship and provide recommendations to ensure consistent, high-level performances from tournament officials.

CLICK HERE for a full job description.

*PLEASE NOTE*: this is not a WRU Group job vacancy. Please send all applications to David Jordan (Tournament Director): and Dermot O'Sullivan (Finance Manager):

Event Merchandise Assistants

Job Title: Event Merchandise Assistants
Salary: £8.07 per hour inclusive of holiday pay (£7.20 p/h basic + £0.87 p/h holiday pay)
Location: Principality Stadium, Cardiff
Contract Type: Casual Worker
Contact: Ryan Hopkins

Job Description:
The Welsh Rugby Union retail department is seeking to appoint Retail Assistants on a casual basis to work on event days at Principality Stadium. Casual Retail Assistants will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the retail operation throughout events held at the Stadium.

CLICK HERE for more information and a full job description.

Applications must be made in writing. A covering letter and CV should be sent to Please include your name and the job title of the role you are applying for in the subject of your e-mail.

The Welsh Rugby Union Group welcomes applications from all sections of the community irrespective of race, sex, sexual orientation, disability, religion or age.

Opportunities within the Regions

Further opportunities may exist on the regional club websites:

Cardiff Blues
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