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 ask a few questions:
Why do you referee?
Do my best to contribute to a great spectacle for all involved and give back to the game.
Favourite referee moment?
Making my premier debut in 2015. And All of the finals I’ve ever done. They’ve been the pinnacle of each season and haven’t disappointed.
Greatest sporting moment?
The Highlanders winning the 2015 super rugby Comp. closely followed by the All Blacks 2011 World Cup victory. Both long overdue wins.
Favourite Referee and why?
Angus Gardener – Has a great rapport with players and a genuine feel for the game.
Most inspirational leader and why?
Michael Jordan – Was great at what he did then learnt to develop himself into a leader and lifted his team to new heights.