With only a couple of weeks into the season there a number of issues that Matt and I are encountering on a regular basis.
The first of these problems is that of the Availability of Junior Referees.more
The primary method of registering members is through the Online Registration Form, whereby the member fills in a registration form on the club or association's website and can also submit payment for their registration fees. Registering online automatically registers the player to the new season in Membership and updates their detaimore
Thursday 5th April Harold Matthews Cronulla V South Sydney 6.00 pm Toyota Stadium Nathan Waugh Andrew Mc Rae Touch Judge
Saturday 7th April Harold Matthews Bulldogs V Penrith 11.30 am Belmore Oval Andrew Gilchrist Touch Judge
Saturday 7th April S. G Ball North Sydney V Parramatta 1.30 pm North Sydney Oval Faye Breslin Touch Judge
Toyota Cup Monday 9th April Eagles V Panthers Brookvale Oval 4.45pm Adam Cassidy Touch Judge
A good attendance at training by our newer referees greeted our Referees Development Director Jared Maxwell who with the assistance of our senior referees put all referees through a solid skills and physical training session at Sutherland oval on Wednesday night.
To note all Training is held at Sutherland Oval commencing at 7.00 pm be there @6.45pm and don't forget to sign on the training attendance sheet.
Good effort from all who attended and noted by some interested parents who came along to watch.
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LATE NEWS NATHAN WAUGH appointed now to a Bundaberg Cup trial match at Carrawood Park, Carramar. Saturday 3pm.
2012 Nsw Rugby League Trials, Nsw Rugby League 1st April, 2012 Lidcombe Oval Kickoff: Adam Cassidy (Referee)
Harold Matthews: Saturday 31st March 2012 Sydney Roosters V Western Suburbs Henson Park Nathan Waugh & Reece Williams (Touch Judges)
Harold Matthews Saturday 31st March 2012 St George V Manly Win Jubilee Stadium Andrew Mcrae (Touch Judge)
Sg Ball Saturday 31st March 2012 St George V Manly Win Jubilee Stadium Faye Breslin (Touch Judges)
Harold Matthews Sunday 1st April 2012 North Sydney V Bulldogs North Sydney Oval Andrew Gilchrist (Touch Judge)
Nrl: Saturday 31st March 2012 Eels V Sea Eagles Parramatta Stadium Jared Maxwell (Referee)more
Saturday 24th March 2012 - Cronulla v Penrith - Toyota Stadium - Harold Matthews12.00pm - Reece Williams & Nathan Waugh (Touch Judges)
Saturday 24th March 2012 - Balmain v North Sydney - Leichhardt Oval - Harold Matthews: - 10.00am - Faye Breslin & Andrew McRae (Touch Judges)
Sunday, 25th March, 2012 - Windsor Wolves v Mounties - Oamps Pre Season Cup 4.00pm - Adam Cassidy (Touch Judge)
Friday 23rd March 2012 - Eels v Panthers Parramatta Stadium - Toyota Cup - 5.15PM - Reece Williams (Touch Judge)
Saturday 24th March 2012 - Dragons v Sea Eagles - Win Jubilee Oval - Toyota Cup 5.15 PM- Adam Cassidy (Touch Judge)
Saturday 24 March - Warriors v Gold Coast Titans - Mt Smart Stadium – National Rugby League NRL - 5:30pm - Jared Maxwell (Referee)more
Cronulla Sutherland DRFL Referees Association held their 2012 Season Launch on Friday 16th March.
Over 30 members, parents and Visitors attended the function at the "Friendly Club" Sylvania Bowling Club.
Chairman Bryan Gilchrist thanked all referees, parents and visitors for attending and offered best wishes for the upcoming season.
Thursday 15 March 2012, Nathan Waugh, Jared Maxwell, Andrew McCrae and Michael Kendall all met with a journalist and photographer from The Leader to do a piece on the new relationship and sponsorship of the Cronulla referees by Vision PT Caringbah, Sylvania, Bangor and Gymea.
We got hold of the very first of the new jerseys for Sam Barnett the manager of Vision Caringbah to present to Jared Maxwell.
You should see the article in next Thursdays leader, the 22nd March.
We look forward to heading into season 2012 with a Vision in our minds and also now, on our jerseys!more
As of next week we will be training twice a week. Now don’t get scared only one session is compulsory the other is optional but advisable.
Next Monday will be the start of our (optional) recovery sessions that are run with the help of Vision Personal Training. On this coming Monday however we will not be training with Vision, as I would like to conduct fitness testing.
Training will be on at Sutherland Oval (cricket field near cemetery) at 6.30PM. I urge as many members as possible to attend. The session will involve only 2 x tests.more
Saturday, 17th March, 2012 - Lidcombe Oval - Bundaberg Rd Cup - Adam Cassidy (Referee)
Saturday 17th March 2012 - Campbelltown Stadium - Harold Matthews - Reece Williams (Touch Judge)
Saturday 17th March 2012 - Redfern Oval - Harold Matthews - Andrew Gilchrist (Touch Judge)
Saturday 17th March 2012 - Toyota Stadium - Harold Matthews - Andrew McRae (Touch Judge)
Saturday 17th March 2012 - Leichhardt Oval - Sg Ball - Faye Breslin (Touch Judge)
Monday 19th March 2012 - Toyota Stadium - Toyota Cup - Nathan Waugh - (Stand By Referee)more
Friday 10th March – Matthews Cup (Shark Park) – Andrew Gilchrist and Andrew McRae-Touch Judges
Friday 10th March – SG Ball (Shark Park) - Faye Breslin-Touch Judge
Saturday 11th March – Matthew Cup (WIN Stadium) – Nathan Waugh –Touch Judge
Saturday 11th March – Bundaberg Cup (Lidcombe Oval) – Adam Cassidy-Referee, Andrew Gilchrist and Faye Breslin-Touch Judges
Sunday 12th March – Toyota Cup (Shark Park) – Nathan Waugh - Stand-By Refereemore
We held our First Training Session at Vision Caringbah Monday 5th March 2012.
The Vision Trainers put the Referees that attended through a tuff 30 minute full body circuit, this included cardio and weight training. After which the trainers worked the boys through a field Session ( Run ).
Illawarra v Penrith WIN Stadium, Wollongong: Centre Reece Williams Nathan Waugh Line
Toyota Park, Cronulla v SWAS / Melbourne: Line Andrew McRae and Andrew Gilchrist
Toyota Park, Cronulla v SWAS / Melbourne : Line Faye Breslin
Canberra Stadium Raiders V Storm : Line Adam Cassidy
We have initiated a members only facebook page to keep in contact with you all follow the link in the right hand column for Facebook and request to join the group.
Please NOTE only current Members of the Association will be given access to the page
It is with considerable pleasure that we announce the selection of the following Cronulla Sutherland DRFL Referees' Association members to the NSW Referees Junior Representative Squad.
Faye Breslin, Nathan Waugh, Andrew Gilchrist and Andrew McRae.
Mr Chris Ward Chairman of NSWRLRA is pictured with our Referees.
Mr Sam Barnett representing Vision Personal Training addressed the Cronulla Sutherland DRFL Referees Association AGM at Sylvania Bowling Club on 15th February 2012.
Also in attendance were Mr Peter Saville President of Cronulla Sutherland Junior Rugby Football League, Mr Chris Ward Chairman of NSWRLRA and Mr Frank Leonard Executive Officer NSWRLRA.more
Congratulations to the following Cronulla Sutherland DRFL Referees' Association members Nathan Waugh, Andrew McRae and Andrew Gilchrist on their appointments to the NSWRLRA Junior Representative Squad.
Hard work and commitment over the off season has paid off for this dedicated trio to gain appointments to the Junior Reps.
Congratulations from all the members of Cronulla Sutherland DRFL Referees' Association.more
This years Referees Coaching course will commence on the 16th February at the Cronulla Sutherland Leagues starting at 7.45pm in the Acqua South Room.
The course will run for 4 weeks with the exams commencing on 15th March 2012.
The course providers are Doug Wintin and Paul Macinante.
Successful Referees are encourage to join the Association and commence their Refereeing career at the start of the season starting on the 24th March 2012. Information packs and details concerning uniforms, whistles etc will be explained at the meeting.
Referees meetings are held on a Wednesday once a month at Sylvania Bowling Club and every other Wednesday training nights are conducted at Sutherland Oval where NRL referees are in attendance to assist with training.
All referees will have assigned a mentor to follow their refereeing on Saturdays to gain experience from senior referees.more
Cronulla Sutherland District Rugby Football League Referees' Association Inc 48th Annual Report and Financial Statements will be presented at Sylvania Bowling Club, 26 Holt Rd Sylvania, on 15th February 2012 at 8.00PM.
All members are invited to attend to hear reports from our successful 2011 refereeing year and gain some important information concerning the up coming 2012 season from invited guests from NSWRLRA and our Junior League.more
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Cronulla Sutherland District Rugby Football League Referees' Association Annual Report is available in PDF and Hard copy.
All reports have been sent out by post and via email to all members, affiliate associations,Junior District clubs, sponsors and Junior League executive members.more
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All Members are invited to participate in Christmas Bowls (starting 12.30 pm ) at Sylvania Bowling Club.
$10 covers the cost of barefoot bowls with a BBQ starting after the Bowls
Come join your fellow referees in some pre Christmas fun at the home of Cronulla Referees "Sylvania Bowling Club"
Please be aware that some dress regulations are in force "No Singlets in the Club"
Please provide your attendance by Wednesday 14 December so catering can be arranged.
Follow up emails will be sent to all membersmore
On Wednesday the 21st of September, the NSWRLRA launched an important new initiative the Women's Development Committee at the NSW Leagues' Club in Sydney.
Here are members of the inaugural committee with the current Board of the NSW Referees' Association.
The Code : A Defender cannot shoulder charge a ball Carrier to Tackle
Application: A defender who RUNS at a ball carrier and WITHOUT ATTEMPTING TO TACKLE, GRAB OR HOLD THE BALL CARRIER charges him with the shoulder or with the upper arm (TUCKED INTO HIS SIDE) is Guilty of an infringement.
All referees to enforce this safeplay code.
Senior Referees, Director of Referees Development, Co Directors and Coaching panel discussed this topic at training on Wednesday and ALL REFEREES are advised to continue with the present procedure that has been followed since the start of the season.
If the Injured player does not interfere with play, the play will continue.
If an accredited trainer, after assessing the nature of the injury, deems a stoppage of play is necessary they will bring this to the attention of the Referee. A stoppage of play will then occur.more
Expressions of Interest are called for participation in a CMO Level 2 Course to be conducted at Nepean Shores, Penrith in November, 2011.
Two dates are available to the NSWRLRA at present but a booking must be made almost immediately.
The dates under consideration are the 5th, 6th and 7th November and the 18th, 19th and 20th November.
As soon as a booking for ONE of these week-ends is confirmed candidates will be advised immediately and , if wishing to proceed, I will ask candidates to complete an application through their Association.
Please Contact Executive Officer Russell Stevens if you wish to attend.
The next CMO Level 1 Course will be conducted in February, 2012. Dates to be advised.