Angus Gardner

Angus Gardner

State: NSW
Panel: SANZAAR / World Rugby
Association: NSWRRA

Year Commenced Refereeing:

1999

Years on NMOT:

Joined in 2008

Education:

Sydney Church of England Grammar School (SHORE)

University of Technology Sydney - Bachelor of Property Economics

Profession outside of refereeing:

Full Time Referee

Interests outside of refereeing:

Property development and photography

Rugby Playing History:

Schoolboy

Refereeing Pathway:

Traditional

What got you into refereeing?

Back injury during school

Best on-field moment(s)

The anthems during the RBS 6 Nations Test between Ireland and Italy at Aviva Stadium in 2016. 

Best off-field moment(s)

Getting married to my beautiful wife Nicole and having our two children George and Olivia. 

Funniest refereeing moment

Being told I was wrong by the Hurricanes halfback in a Super Rugby game, agreeing with him and changing my decision. 

Best refereeing advice you have ever been given?

Know why you referee and back yourself!

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