Keith Allen (rugby union)

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Keith Allen
Birth nameKeith Allen
Place of birthNorthern Ireland
UniversityUniversity of Edinburgh
Occupation(s)Rugby union referee
Rugby union career
Refereeing career
Years Competition Apps
Scottish Premiership
Super 6

Keith Allen is a professional rugby union referee who represents the Scottish Rugby Union.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Referee career[edit]

Professional career[edit]

He has refereed in the Scottish Premiership.[2][3]

Allen now referees in the Pro14. His debut came in the Scarlets v Zebre match of 13 April 2019.[4]

He is now part of the SRU Elite Referee Panel.[5]

He has been Assistant Referee in the European Rugby Challenge Cup.[6]

International career[edit]

Allen has refereed at international level. He took charge of the Rugby Europe match between Georgia and Germany on 10 March 2019.[7]

He has also been Assistant Referee for the Portugal v Namibia match.[8]

Outside of rugby[edit]

Allen is a doctor for NHS Scotland.[9]


  1. ^ "Keith Allen". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ Refs, Scottish Rugby (8 September 2016). "".
  3. ^ "Referees To 11 September 2016 - Australia - Rugby365".
  4. ^ "Pro14: Scarlets 42-0 Zebre". 13 April 2019 – via
  5. ^ "Naval Base hosts Scottish Rugby referees for elite training - Royal Navy".
  6. ^ "Match officials to October 14". 10 October 2018.
  7. ^ "2018-19 REIC Men XV - M10 GEORGIA Vs. GERMANY". Rugby Europe. 30 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Match officials for this weekend, including England vs. Australia - Page 2 of 2". 24 November 2018.
  9. ^ "Keith Allen set to make Guinness Pro14 debut". Scottish Rugby Union.