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 Note: Our next General Meeting will be held on Monday 11th February 2019 at the Merrylands Sports Club, Oxford Street, Merrylands starting at 7.00 pm. GDFRA will continue to be a proactive Referee's Association who are continuously developing qualified and experienced referees for the future of the game.

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GDFRA - 110 years supporting Referees' Development.  Our aim is to recruit, retain and continuously develop sufficient qualified referees to meet the current and future needs of the game.  We wish to raise the quality, status and benefits of refereeing, for the good of Members and in the interests of the game. 

Referee at a Junior GameWelcome to our website which we trust is a useful resource for not only GDFRA members but referees world wide.  Your comments and suggestions are always welcomed and as such your webmaster would appreciate any feedback.

Refereeing can be an exciting and challenging position providing you with the best seat in the game.  So whether your wanting to give back something to the sport you love, earn some extra pocket money or have ambitions of refereeing local, State, National or International levels, this is where you can start.  Refereeing is not just about knowing the Laws of the Game, but also applying them correctly, understanding how the game unfolds, player management and your own personality.  It also helps to develop life skills and confidence, maintains and improves fitness levels without the bumps and bruises that players sustain.  If you are interested in becoming a referee please contact us by emailing our Secretary.

Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, during the season, at Merrylands Bowling and Recreation Club, Oxford Street, Merrylands.  The next meeting will be held at the Merrylands Bowling and Recreation Club on 11th February 2019 starting at 7.00 pm for the Juniors and 7.30 pm for all members. 

 

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February 2019:

First 2018 General Meeting at Merrylands Bowling and Recreation Club starting at 7.00 pm for the Junior Members and 7.30 pm for both Junior and Senior Members - Monday 11th February 2019.

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Emma Higgins - NSWSLR June 2017 Member of the Month 

Popular NSWSLFR and GDFRA referee, Emma Higgins, was the NSW State League Referees Legea Member of the Month recipient for June; her regular smiling face at training with a constant supply of cup cakes is welcomed by her colleagues.  She is always happy and helpful to other members and the FNSW Appointments Officer by going out of her way to accept extra games.  Nothing is too much trouble for Emma and her efforts are very much appreciated by all she comes in contact with.  NSWSLFR President Robert Colombo presented Emma with a $100 Legea voucher kindly donated by Legea Australia.

 


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