World Rugby´s Referee of the Year
Recently World Rugby held its gala awards dinner and ceremony in Monaco with Prince Albert and Princess Charlene and several famous players of the past. The Men's Player of the Year, Beauden Barrett, and the Women's Player of the year, Portia Wood man, announced as well as the referee of the Year. And the Referee of the Year was Joy Neville.
Seven NZ Referees Sign up Again
All seven of New Zealand's professional referees have signed up again for 2018.
O´Keeffe´s NZ Referee of the Year
Ben O'Keeffe, a 28-year-old ophthalmologist from Wellington was named New Zealand's Referee of the Year at a function in Auckland on Wednesday evening. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.
Johann Steyn, from panels to presidency
On 14 November 2017 Johan Steyn became the new President of the Leopards Rugby Referee’s Society - the third one in three years.