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:
Sam Fellows SBFellows@hotmail.com
Grant Moore firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Dender email@example.com
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:
Chairman: David Hodgson
Governance Manager: Sam Fellows
Resources Manager: Grant Moore
Game Management: Gary Dender
Match officials Support: Craig Reilly
BOPRU Board Rep: Phil Barnett
BOPRU Staff: VACANT (Referee Manager)
CURRENT VACANT PORTFOLIO ROLES: (Click to view Position Descriptions)
Referee Coach Coordinator (Pat Rae and Craig Reilly jontly) NOW FILLED!