Entries by SamAdam

Finals Appointments for Central and Southern Regions!

After a COVID effected season we are excited to announce the referees and assistant referees for the Central and South finals. We congratulate these appointments and we congratulate all the men and women who give up every Saturday to give back to the game we love. Central Region Final: Referee: Jonothan Homer Assistant Referees: James Grubb and Stu Geddes Southern Region […]

Referee Profile | Gary Smith

Gary has been a stalwart of Otago rugby. He referees in Central Otago and a prominent member of the association. We sat down and had a chat with Gary about a few things: Why do you referee?  Passionate about rugby & very community minded Favourite referee moment? Making the 2003 South Island NPC Development Squad […]

Referee Profile | Brandon Hale

Brandon has been a member of ORRA for the past 7 years. Throughout this time he has progressed to a premier level and has continued to give back to the association. He is currently a member of the executive and gives up his time to help mentor younger members. We sat down with him to […]

2019 Premier Finals Referees

Congratulations to all Referees that took part in the 2019 Finals. Theses referees below were appointed to the Premier finals, congratulations on your achievements; Mens Metro Final: Stuart Curran  ARs: J. Bredin & F. Hannon Women’s Final: Erin Doherty  ARs: E. Brown & C. Neilson Central Final: Jono Homer  ARs: J. Grubb & L McLeod […]

Doleman makes Super Rugby Debut

James Doleman, previous REO for Otago, has taken the next step in making his Super Rugby debut. James refereed Melbourne Rebels against the Lions from Johannesburg at Aammi Park on 7th March 2020. This comes after great success at the World Under 20 Championship in Argentina, where James was appointed the Final. James started his […]