Remember LAW 18 - Commonsense
GDFRA - 108 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.
Welcome 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 Wednesday of each month, during the season, at Merrylands Bowling and Recreation Club, Oxford Street, Merrylands. The next meeting is a General Meeting which will be held at the Merrylands Bowling and Recreation Club starting at 7.30 pm on a date TBA in early 2017.