Referee feedback and no-shows

If you want to report a referee not turning up, or provide feedback on their performance (positive or negative), please fill out this Jotform

Your feedback will be passed on to the appropriate referee association to assist with referee development and selection.

Refereeing Associations

Referee Association Websites and Contacts across NSW.

Central Coast - Greg Turner

Central North- Jono Phelps

Central West Matt McGuire

Far North Coast-  Will Palmer 

Illawarra- Jim Scardanas

Mid North Coast- Michael Tonks


Newcastle & Hunter- Peter Murton

New England- Trevor Thatcher

NSW Rugby Referee Association (Senior Games in Sydney)
Luke Rogan

Sydney North (Manly, Northern Suburbs, Gordon, Warringah catchment area)
Lewis Nottidge

Sydney South (Sydney University, Eastern Suburbs, Southern Districts, Randwick catchment area) 
Bill Mackay

Sydney West (Eastwood, Parramatta, West Harbour, Penrith catchment area)
Julius Ambat

Western Plains – Vivan Slack-Smith


Latest News


The NSW Rugby Union is pleased to announce that it has three finalists in the 2017 NSW Community Sports Awards announced today by Sport NSW.

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Shute Shield Round Nine: Sydney University drown out Southern Districts in try fest

Sydney University downed a strong-starting Southern Districts side on school grounds in the televised match of Round Nine. 

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Shute Shield Preview: Round Nine

As the Shute Shield season reaches its halfway point, we take a look at the match ups and key talking points for Round Nine.

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NSW Country Championships in Nowra all wrapped up
The NSW Country Championships were held last weekend down in Nowra on the South Coast of New South Wales, and featured six zone teams and hundreds of junior participants from across the state. Read full article...

Students at the Trinity Grammar school in Sydney’s inner west enjoyed watching the Waratahs first full training session since their 50-23 win over the Melbourne Rebels last Sunday afternoon at Allianz Stadium.

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Shute Shield Round 8: Randwick defeat Shoremen at North Sydney Oval
Randwick emerged victors of the hard fought match 29-22 at North Sydney Oval, with NSW Waratah Andrew Deegan bagging himself 24 points out of the 29 on offer. Read full article...
Shute Shield Round 8 Preview

Round eight of the Shute Shield is shaping up to be a telling time for sides as they progress into the 2ndthird of the competition. It is now or never for some clubs to start clicking in their combinations as the season rolls on.

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Eight NSW Women selected in Wallaroos squad to tour New Zealand

Eight NSW women have been selected in the Buildcorp Wallaroos squad to tour New Zealand in mid-June. The tour will comprise of three tests against England, New Zealand and Canada next month ahead of the Women’s Rugby World Cup in Ireland this August.

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The Norths Pirates Junior Rugby Club will celebrate a major milestone later this month by inviting former players, current supporters and parents to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the club’s formation. Read full article...
Central North's Friday Night Rugby Kicks Off
Rugby Union takes over Friday nights in Tamworth with school students from Tamworth, Gunnedah and Barraba regions taking part in a full field Rugby 7s competition. Read full article...