Australian referee Anthony Moyes will become the first referee in the world to reach the milestone of 200 Sevens matches this weekend at the London Sevens.
Five referees will represent the Australian Rugby Union in 2015 after SANZAR announced its squad last night.
Queensland-based Super Rugby referee Rohan Hoffmann will take on the new role of Match Officials Development Manager - Queensland, in a joint venture between Australian Rugby Union (ARU) and Queensland Rugby.
Amy Perrett has tonight been named Australian Rugby’s Referee of the Year at the John Eales Medal Awards, capping off an incredible year for the 25-year-old Sydneysider.
The IRB today announced that Australia will have a presence in the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup Final with Sydney’s Amy Perrett appointed to referee the clash between England and Canada on Monday morning (AEST) in Paris.
Two females referees will be breaking new ground this weekend when they officiate Premier and First Grade games in Brisbane and Sydney.
Australian Rugby in partnership with TNT Express has brought together some of the best young referees for an in-depth training session, the TNT Express Junior Referee Development Clinic at the Australian Schoolboy Championships at St Ignatius’ College in Sydney on Thursday.
The International Rugby Board has announced the match official appointments for The Rugby Championship 2014, with Australian Rugby to be represented by Steve Walsh and Rohan Hoffmann.
Round 9 of the Coopers Premiership saw the new South Australian Rugby Union (SARU) initiative, “Club Appointed Referee Round”, in which Clubs appoint Match Officials for the U12 and Fourth Grade fixtures, for Rounds 9, 10 and 16.
Throughout June, a group of IRB referee headed to Australia to officiate in the Wallabies vs France Test series. While here, many took the time to visit local referee associations in Brisbane and Sydney.
Tweets by @ARURugbyRefs