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Management Group

At the commencement of each year the Appointments Panel (formerly the Referee Advisory Group), made up of an area representative from each sub union, a Bay of Plenty Rugby Union representative and a Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Board representative meet to select the Referee Management Group for the 12 month season.

The current Appointments Panel is:

Western Bay of Plenty

Sam Fellows SBFellows@hotmail.com

Eastern Bay of Plenty

Grant Moore mooremarketing0@gmail.com

Central Bay of Plenty

Gary Dender g.k.dender@xtra.co.nz

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union

Pat Rae

Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Board

Phil Barnett

The Referee Management Group (RMG) is a seven person skill based panel charged with driving the strategic direction of the Bay of Plenty Rugby Referees. The 2019 RMG is:

David Hodgson

Chairman: David Hodgson

Sam Fellows

Governance Manager: Sam Fellows

Grant Moore

Resources Manager: Grant Moore

Gary Dender

Game Management: Gary Dender

Match officials Support: Craig Reilly


BOPRU Board Rep: Phil Barnett

Pat Rae

BOPRU Staff: Pat Rae (Referee Manager)

2019 RMG and Portfolio Holders

CURRENT VACANT PORTFOLIO ROLES: (Click to view Position Descriptions)

Statistician/Historian (Evan Booker) NOW FILLED!

Communications Manager (Sam Fellows) NOW FILLED!

Junior Appointments Manager (Tamielle Monk) NOW FILLED!

Referee Coach Coordinator (Pat Rae and Craig Reilly jontly) NOW FILLED!

Prem Mens/Elite 1st XV Panel Manager (Tony Dunlop) NOW FILLED!

Div2 Dev Sen Res Sen Schs Panel Manager

U11-U13 Panel Manager (Peter Morgan) NOW FILLED!

Minutes Of 2019 Meetings






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