Remember LAW 18 - Commonsense
- 109 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
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
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, which will be held at the Merrylands
Bowling and Recreation Club, is on Monday 3rd April 2017.
The Junior meeting starts at 7.00 pm and the General meeting starts at
7.30 pm and finishes at 9.30 pm.
Third 2017 GDFRA Referees Course
- 23rd April 2017
course is FREE to anyone and can be completed in your own time, with
candidates who successfully complete the course receiving a certificate
online as proof of completing the course.
on the following link to start your journey:
To register now for the February 2014 course click on the
"Register Now" button below:
Annual Seminar - January 2017
Annual Seminar which will be held at the Merrylands
Bowling and Recreation Club on Saturday 11th March 2017 starting
at 10.00 am and finishing at 4.00 pm will cover details of the New Laws
of the Game changes together with information on the upcoming 2017
season and standard operating procedures. An agenda will follow in
the near future.
FNSW Insurance Website - January 2017
A new Insurance e-Resource that will
provide clubs with access to more detailed insurance information is now
available on the
FNSW JLT Insurance website.
Personal Injury Insurance
which provides cover for registered
players, match officials and club officials who suffer an injury during
official training, games, sanctioned tournaments and events, sanctioned
tours and representative matches and travel to or from an official
training or game. The main benefits claimable are non-Medicare
Medical benefits including ambulance, physiotherapy, chiropractic,
dental, private hospital accommodation, loss of income and student