Referees

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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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Zach, Connor and Bailey Butchard

Like many families, older brother Zach Butchard paved the way for his two younger brothers. Zach has been refereeing for four years after his mum suggested the idea, having thought it would be an interesting way to earn some money

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Olivia Flannery

Olivia Flannery started officiating in 2017 and, while she was unsure at first about becoming a referee, was soon won over. “Once I started, I grew to love being a referee,” Olivia said. Northern NSW Football is celebrating Newcastle Permanent

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Rob Stavrevski

Meeting new people, staying fit and remaining involved in the game he loves. That is what refereeing means to Rob Stavrevski. Northern NSW Football is celebrating Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week from July 20 to 26, thanking the wonderful match

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2020 Newcastle Permanent Referee Recognition Week Profiles: Brad Carlin

Brad Carlin has enjoyed a lifetime as a referee. Carlin has given 44 years of service to the Northern NSW Football community as a match official. Now, as one of the most respected voices in refereeing in the region, Carlin

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