First Grade Debut when Brendon Compton officiates the Albury vs Young game at greenfield Park .
Matt Seldon will officiate 50 Group Nine Games , well done Seldo..
Welcome and Good Luck Hayley Hackett on your League Tag touchline debut .more
Scott Muir, (pictured) Group 9 Referees Association 'Historian', and Active Member, is set to reach a huge milestone in 2012.
Muir will join an elite club in the ranks of Group 9 Rugby League should everything going according to plan. Round 1 will be Muir's 199th First Grade fixture. Meaning in Round 2 (presuming he is appointed to 1st Grade again) it will be his 200th First Grade fixture....
But there is more, Muir will become only the 10th member of very special group of people, as it also doubles as his 300th Group 9 match. Congratulations Scott, hopefully there is another 300 to come..
To see a list of all the members that are a part of the '300 Club' please view more.more
With the start of the Group 9 Rugby League season this coming weekend, we would like to remind all players, clubs, officials and supporters that the Country Rugby League have endorsed the Tough Love in League policy for implementation across the CRL.
The TLiL program was launched to curb unsportsmanlike behaviour from all parties involved in junior rugby league and applies to all underage matches (i.e. U/18's and below). For further details on the TLiL program please view the article further below on this page.more
With the pre-season now officially over, Round 1 in Group 9 Rugby League kick's off for 2012 this coming weekend 21st & 22nd April 2012. Group 9 Referees Association would like to welcome all of it's new members for the year, and wish the best of luck to all clubs this season. For up to date news on the referees association, please keep coming back here. You will find articles, appointments, and many other interesting reads throughout the season. To view the 2012 G9RL draw please visit the G9RL website:more
A big thanks to everyone who helped out on the day with the referees course in Wagga on 25th March. Pat Walsh and Tony Fletcher for running it and Terrance Jacobs, Kale Popple and Zane Popple for providing lunch and drinks throughout the day. Please click more for a brief report.
If you're interested in refereeing and weren't able to attend the course please email Ben Whitby - firstname.lastname@example.org or call him on 0487 786 184.more
The Tough Love in League policy which was introduced in a trial in NSWRL junior competitions in season 2011 has been fully endorsed by the Country Rugby League and will apply to all matches in the CRL (including Group 9) from Under 13's through to (and including) Under 18's. Please click more to view the PDF file.more
Jack Underwood is a past Illawarra international referee who went on to become a journalist with the Illawarra Mercury.
The following extract is from an article that Jack wrote about refereeing on Saturday July 22 1961.
Please click more to view the article.more
Any members, family and their friends who are wanting to participate in the Group 9 Referees 2012 Footy Tipping competition please take note that the competition will be run this year via the footytips.com.au website rather than by Scott processing the tips individually on a weekly basis.
To get details of the new format and to register please email Scott Muir at email@example.com and Scott will send you the invitation link to join.more
Pre-Season training for the Group 9 Referees Association commenced Tuesday 7th February around Willians Hill. The turn-out was average with around 8 members present.
Group 9 Referees encourages anyone who is interested in becoming a referee (young or old) to join us each Tuesday, meeting at the BBQ Area at the Botanical Gardens, 6.00pm.more
Group 9 Referees Association are proud to announce two new sponsorship deals for the 2012 season and beyond, with Hume Building Society coming on board as a major sponsor and Metroll - Wagga Wagga as a sleeve sponsor. We look forward to our partnerships with both of these organisations and thank them for their support. Steel Supplies Wagga are still proud sponsors and have now became major sponsors also.more
Group 9 Referees will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, 27th of October 2011 at the Wagga Wagga RSL Club, starting at 7.30.
All active and non-active members are invited to attend, as well as anyone interested in discussing anything during the General Meeting to held immediately afterwards.more
The Group 9 Referees Association annual presentation night was held on Saturday, 8th October 2011 at the Australian Homestead Motor Lodge, Gumly Gumly - where Jake White was awarded referee of the year for 2011. Congratulations to him and this is the second year in a row Jake has won this award. Many thanks for the hospitality shown by the people at the Australian Homestead it was once again a great night for all. A big thanks also to association members Scott Muir and Sam Went for organising and hosting the night. For list of all the award winners on the night please click more.more
Welcome to Group 9 Referees Assocation new website. It is currently under construction and you begin to find recent new, events, newsletters, appointments and all matters relating to refereeing being updated on this website. Please be aware that some pages may have no content at this stage.more