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# referee - This year 2022

David Coldrick says social media has put 'increased attention' on referees
# Referee
# Referee

David Coldrick says social media has put 'increased attention' on referees

Oct 19th 2022, 10:32 AM 2,429 Views 0 Comments

The Meath referee came under scrutiny after the Galway-Armagh All-Ireland quarter-final.

'I think Sexton is justified to try and push to get the right decision'
# Rugby Weekly Extra
# Rugby Weekly Extra

'I think Sexton is justified to try and push to get the right decision'

Oct 10th 2022, 3:00 PM 29,879 Views 24 Comments

The Leinster captain’s interactions with referee Craig Evans were discussed on The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Roscommon GAA and gardaí looking into incident that led to referee receiving medical attention
# Underage Game
# Underage Game

Roscommon GAA and gardaí looking into incident that led to referee receiving medical attention

Updated Sep 1st 2022, 3:00 PM 58,510 Views 0 Comments

The incident occurred during an underage game in Ballyforan.

TG4 feature live referee mic for first time in today's Kerry SHC final
# Mic'd Up
# Mic'd Up

TG4 feature live referee mic for first time in today's Kerry SHC final

Aug 7th 2022, 8:51 PM 9,156 Views 2 Comments

GAA Beo viewers were able to hear the rationale and reasoning behind decisions as the action unfolded.

Opinion: We as legislators have an obligation to tackle the scourge of sledging in sport
# Abuse Of Players
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# Abuse Of Players

Opinion: We as legislators have an obligation to tackle the scourge of sledging in sport

Aug 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 19,168 Views 10 Comments

Shane Cassells addresses the rise of online ‘sledging’ – where one player shouts abuse at the other to make them angry – during sporting games.

The All Blacks should have been shown two yellow cards in the first Test
# Feedback
# Feedback

The All Blacks should have been shown two yellow cards in the first Test

Updated Jul 8th 2022, 3:06 PM 35,169 Views 28 Comments

Ireland are understood to have got feedback that they also should have been awarded a penalty try.

Abuse of referees should not be accepted but is 'part and parcel of our game'
# Treatment
# Treatment

Abuse of referees should not be accepted but is 'part and parcel of our game'

May 11th 2022, 5:04 PM 4,170 Views 4 Comments

Maggie Farrelly is an experienced inter-county referee.

Snooker star Judd Trump sees the funny side as he plays joke on referee
# Humour
# Humour

Snooker star Judd Trump sees the funny side as he plays joke on referee

Apr 27th 2022, 8:38 PM 8,580 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old distracted Ben Williams then moved a ball to pretend to give himself an easier shot – to the amusement of the Crucible crowd.

Referee Maggie Farrelly to make history in men's Allianz League game
# First Time
# First Time

Referee Maggie Farrelly to make history in men's Allianz League game

Feb 14th 2022, 5:14 PM 7,703 Views 7 Comments

The Cavan official will take charge of the Division 4 football match between Leitrim and London this Sunday.

Bundee Aki gets citing warning for 'act of dissent' towards referee Raynal
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

Bundee Aki gets citing warning for 'act of dissent' towards referee Raynal

Jan 19th 2022, 1:36 PM 6,809 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland centre will not face a suspension for remonstrating with the French match official.

# referee - Last year 2021

Loughmore boss hits out - 'Our first reaction was we were treated pretty badly down here'
# Reaction
# Reaction

Loughmore boss hits out - 'Our first reaction was we were treated pretty badly down here'

Updated Dec 12th 2021, 9:51 PM 56,206 Views 25 Comments

Frankie McGrath saw his team finish with 13 men in today’s Munster semi-final loss to Ballygunner.

Cavan's Maggie Farrelly set to become the first woman to referee a senior men's county final
# Making History
# Making History

Cavan's Maggie Farrelly set to become the first woman to referee a senior men's county final

Nov 8th 2021, 1:42 PM 4,987 Views 3 Comments

The official will take charge of the Cavan senior football championship final replay between Gowna and Ramor United.

Kolisi: 'I didn't feel respected at all. I didn't feel I was given a fair opportunity'
# Double Down
# Double Down

Kolisi: 'I didn't feel respected at all. I didn't feel I was given a fair opportunity'

Jul 30th 2021, 2:23 PM 38,072 Views 30 Comments

The Springboks say that the Lions ‘destroyed the dignity of the series.’

Rugby Australia slam Erasmus' 'unacceptable' attack on referee Berry
# Hitting Back
# Hitting Back

Rugby Australia slam Erasmus' 'unacceptable' attack on referee Berry

Jul 30th 2021, 10:15 AM 9,612 Views 13 Comments

The Aussie union’s CEO says public attacks like this can’t be tolerated.

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus
# Top Man
# Top Man

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus

Jul 30th 2021, 9:43 AM 5,653 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Dan Biggar is on track to be fit for tomorrow’s second Test.

Ronald Koeman fumes over referee's display in El Clasico
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

Ronald Koeman fumes over referee's display in El Clasico

Apr 11th 2021, 4:17 PM 6,167 Views 0 Comments

The Dutch coach walked out of one television interview after the match.

Rebecca Welch makes history by becoming first female referee appointed to English Football League match
# Trailblazer
# Trailblazer

Rebecca Welch makes history by becoming first female referee appointed to English Football League match

Mar 30th 2021, 3:25 PM 2,835 Views 0 Comments

‘It shows that there is a real opportunity to young girls,’ says the 37-year-old, who takes charge of Harrowgate v Port Vale on Easter Monday.

Irish officials to take charge of a World Cup qualifier for first time in four years
# In The Middle
# In The Middle

Irish officials to take charge of a World Cup qualifier for first time in four years

Mar 25th 2021, 2:03 PM 4,630 Views 1 Comment

Referee Rob Hennessy will lead the team of Irish officials for Saturday’s game between Belarus and Estonia.

Celtic star insists he is not a diver
# Rebuttal
# Rebuttal

Celtic star insists he is not a diver

Feb 12th 2021, 8:35 PM 4,608 Views 3 Comments

Albian Ajeti was accused of causing referee Kevin Clancy to wrongly award the Hoops a spot-kick against Kilmarnock.

Mike Dean granted request to stand down from Premier League this weekend over death threats
# Time Off
# Time Off

Mike Dean granted request to stand down from Premier League this weekend over death threats

Feb 9th 2021, 1:02 PM 3,439 Views 1 Comment

The referee was involved in two controversial incidents last week.

# referee - All time

Nigel Owens retires from international rugby after refereeing 100th Test
# Man In The Middle
# Man In The Middle

Nigel Owens retires from international rugby after refereeing 100th Test

Dec 11th 2020, 3:10 PM 17,380 Views 19 Comments

The recent Autumn Nations Cup match between France and Italy was the popular Welshman’s last at that level.

Online abuse sees EPCR switch referee Brace's Champions Cup appointment
# Welfare
# Welfare

Online abuse sees EPCR switch referee Brace's Champions Cup appointment

Dec 10th 2020, 3:31 PM 13,232 Views 19 Comments

‘With his welfare and development as a referee to the fore, this course of action was deemed to be appropriate.’

'About time' - history made as Frappart becomes first female to referee men’s Champions League clash
# Calling The Shots
# Calling The Shots

'About time' - history made as Frappart becomes first female to referee men’s Champions League clash

Dec 3rd 2020, 10:22 AM 4,774 Views 6 Comments

The Frenchwoman broke more boundaries last night.

Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref
# Poachers
# Poachers

Beirne braced for breakdown battle in Paris with Barnes not ruled out as ref

Oct 27th 2020, 6:00 PM 10,560 Views 4 Comments

Ireland and France both have strong jackal threats in their teams.

Former referee sorry for officials over penalty ’embarrassment’
# Unimpressed
# Unimpressed

Former referee sorry for officials over penalty ’embarrassment’

Sep 28th 2020, 7:13 PM 9,274 Views 1 Comment

George Courtney has been left perplexed following a weekend full of controversy.

Joy Neville makes more history as Nigel Owens gets 100th Test appointment
# TMO
# TMO

Joy Neville makes more history as Nigel Owens gets 100th Test appointment

Sep 24th 2020, 3:45 PM 12,094 Views 5 Comments

Meanwhile, Andy Farrell’s Ireland have learned who will be refereeing them this autumn.

'You're almost taking a punch on the chin for the good of the game'
# Whistle Blower
# Whistle Blower

'You're almost taking a punch on the chin for the good of the game'

Aug 30th 2020, 9:00 AM 21,072 Views 14 Comments

Irishman JP Doyle was made redundant by the RFU in England earlier this month.

Analysis: Total accuracy at the breakdown is now almost impossible for referees
# Side Entry
# Side Entry

Analysis: Total accuracy at the breakdown is now almost impossible for referees

Mar 11th 2020, 8:06 PM 10,985 Views 4 Comments

Eoin Toolan takes a look at some of the issues with the modern-day breakdown.

'She hugged me and said my story saved her life': Referee Nigel Owens on helping others
# The Line-Out
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# The Line-Out

'She hugged me and said my story saved her life': Referee Nigel Owens on helping others

Feb 28th 2020, 3:35 PM 26,343 Views 9 Comments

The well-known Welsh official has used his profile to speak about overcoming difficult situations.

Bournemouth's Gosling demands apology from ref over 'sarky' comments
# Cherry Picked On
# Cherry Picked On

Bournemouth's Gosling demands apology from ref over 'sarky' comments

Feb 12th 2020, 1:58 PM 5,838 Views 7 Comments

‘I think he should really come out and apologise because I thought he was a disgrace.’

O'Rourke in contact with Gough after criticism of language used in RTÉ TV GAA debate
# League Sunday
# League Sunday

O'Rourke in contact with Gough after criticism of language used in RTÉ TV GAA debate

Feb 3rd 2020, 5:02 PM 88,089 Views 69 Comments

The comments were made during a discussion on the black card on last night’s programme.

Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO
# Audio
# Audio

Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO

Jan 31st 2020, 8:52 AM 6,679 Views 5 Comments

The supporters at Eden Park could eavesdrop on the chat between the referee and his TMO.

'Dark-humoured' joke led to sacking of former Premier League ref Madley
# Admission
# Admission

'Dark-humoured' joke led to sacking of former Premier League ref Madley

Jan 1st 2020, 11:02 AM 11,037 Views 7 Comments

The PGMOL said at the time he had ‘decided to relocate due to a change in his personal circumstances.’

Schmidt 'incredibly positive' for Ireland as he hopes for better refereeing
# Belief
# Belief

Schmidt 'incredibly positive' for Ireland as he hopes for better refereeing

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:50 AM 19,664 Views 42 Comments

The Ireland boss has handed Johnny Sexton the ‘deserved honour’ of captaining the team.

Meath to ask 'higher GAA authority' to investigate complaint by ref against ex-chairman
# In The Spotlight
# In The Spotlight

Meath to ask 'higher GAA authority' to investigate complaint by ref against ex-chairman

Sep 24th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,038 Views 2 Comments

Peter O’Halloran stepped down as county chairman last Friday night.

'Anything can happen in four years, so I just want to take this opportunity in Japan'
# Ref
# Ref

'Anything can happen in four years, so I just want to take this opportunity in Japan'

Aug 31st 2019, 9:00 AM 11,455 Views 5 Comments

Andrew Brace is the only IRFU match official involved in the upcoming World Cup.

FAI hit back at claims they are not doing enough to stamp out violence against referees
# Controversy
# Controversy

FAI hit back at claims they are not doing enough to stamp out violence against referees

Jun 24th 2019, 1:11 PM 9,576 Views 18 Comments

20-year-old official Harry McCann said an U13 manager attempted “to strike me” in a game on Saturday.

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’
# World Cup Countdown
# World Cup Countdown

‘They weren't expecting a female referee. They said, 'Hello, Michael!’ I was like, no, my name's Michelle’

Jun 2nd 2019, 9:30 PM 46,253 Views 8 Comments

Michelle O’Neill became the first Irish woman to referee at a World Cup four years ago. This month in France she will officiate at her second finals.

'The worst thing for me is the referee had his whistle in his mouth... And he took it back out'
# Unhappy
# Unhappy

'The worst thing for me is the referee had his whistle in his mouth... And he took it back out'

Jun 1st 2019, 6:00 AM 9,777 Views 6 Comments

John Cotter was frustrated after seeing his side concede a late equaliser.

Premier League referee Mike Dean celebrates as Tranmere prevail
# Allegiance
# Allegiance

Premier League referee Mike Dean celebrates as Tranmere prevail

May 14th 2019, 9:50 AM 7,982 Views 6 Comments

Micky Mellon’s side will face Newport County in the final of the League Two play-offs.

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