Referees

Premier Youth Players invited to experience the other side of the whistle

Northern NSW Football will host an exclusive half-day Match Official Education Session to enable Premier Youth players to have a better understanding of the Laws of the Game and help improve as footballers. The 2021 Education Session will be held

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Higgins, Macready take out 2020 Northern NSW Football Referee Awards

Northern NSW Football have announced its three major Referee Awards for 2020. With Northern NSW Football’s annual Jennings Medal awards event not able to be held due to the COVID-19 pandemic, annual awards were presented independently instead. But the recognition

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Young Referees Honoured at 2020 NNSWF Annual Youth Referee Evening

Like for clubs and players, 2020 has been an interesting challenge for match officials, however like always, our trusted referees old and new pulled up their socks, dusted off their flags and ensured our Premier Leagues were played fair and

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Do you want to become a referee? The NNSWF Referee Starter Pack is BACK for 2021!

After the success of its 2019 and 2020 programs, Northern NSW Football has committed to encouraging more young and experienced players as well as volunteers to become Match Officials by offering the $140 ‘on-the-pitch’ pack. The starter pack was introduced

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Riley Kirkaldy, Jake Southward, Jack Fisher

They walked different paths towards becoming match officials but Riley Kirkaldy, Jake Southward and Jack Fisher have one thing in common – their passion for refereeing. Northern NSW Football is celebrating Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week from July 20 to

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Sean O’Connor

For Sean O’Connor, refereeing isn’t just about him getting out on the park. But also helping the next generation find their way in the game. Northern NSW Football is celebrating Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week from July 20 to 26,

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Brenda Twomey

For Brenda Twomey, becoming a referee was about staying involved in the game she loves. Northern NSW Football is celebrating Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week from July 20 to 26, thanking the wonderful match officials who make playing football across

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Northern NSW Football launches 2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) in partnership with Major Partner in Community Football, Newcastle Permanent Building Society (NPBS), will celebrate the annual Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week (RRW) from Monday 20 July until Sunday 26 July. Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Wayne Welsh

Unlike many referees, Wayne Welsh had never played football before picking up the whistle for the first time. In fact, Welsh only became a referee following a dare from a work mate. While his refereeing career might have accidently started

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Matthew Hall

Matthew Hall’s best memory from refereeing only happened last year. His two younger sons acted as his assistant referees for a match, while his eldest son was refereeing on a field close by. That saw a beautiful photo taken, one

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