It's often said but never said enough - without referees rugby just doesn't happen. Our volunteer referees are the pride and joy of our club - their mission is to Serve the Game. Serve the Community.

Keep checking back as we add more info about our referees, including profiles.

Our Referees are broken into 6 Panels, each of which corresponds closely to certain levels of rugby within the Bay of Plenty. An outline of the panels is below:

Panel 1 - Manager: Pat Rae

  • Premier Men
  • Elite 1st XV

Panel 2 - Manager: Peter Hastings

  • Colts
  • Premier Women
  • Senior A
  • 1st XV Division 1

Panel 3 - Manager: Roi Rangi

  • 1st XV (Division 2-3, Girls)
  • Senior Local/Reserves

Panel 4 - Manager: John Hoyle

  • Under-18 Girls
  • Under-16
  • Under-14

Panel 5 - Manager: Peter Morgan

  • Sub-Managers Rees Uerata (Central Bay) & Sean Moore (Eastern Bay)
  • Under-13
  • Under-12
  • Under-11

Junior Referees Manager: Vacant

  • Rip Rugby & Rippa
  • Primary School Programmes