Referee Profile | Erin Doherty

Erin is currently a member of the Premier squad and has recently notched up her second women’s premier final in a row. We sat down and had a yarn about all things rugby….

Why do you referee?

To stay involved in the greatest sport on the planet without all the bumps and bruises on a Sunday morning!

Favourite rugby refereeing moment?

Refereeing the Women’s Prem final under the roof in 2019

Greatest sporting moment? 

Highlanders 2015 title win followed by ABs 2015 RWC win to cap off a great year!

Favourite Referee and why? 

Nigel Owens – great ref and always comes out with great one liners to add some entertainment

Most inspirational leader and why?

Can anyone go past Richie McCaw?