Tony Archer (referee)
|Born||1969 (age 44–45)
|2005–||State of Origin|
|2006–Present||City vs Country Origin|
|As of 27 January 2010|
|Source: RL project|
Rugby league career
Archer made his first grade debut controlling a Western Suburbs v Canterbury Bulldogs match at Campbelltown on 24 July 1999.
Since then he has refereed the NRL Grand Final in 2007 2009 & 2010, at the 2008 World Cup, 2010 Four Nations and also controlled the 2010 All Stars match. Archer was named international referee of the year in 2007 and 2008. On 3 November 2011 The annual RLIF Awards dinner was held at the Tower of London and Archer was named referee of the year.
He retired at the end of the 2012 NRL season to take up a coaching role.
His part-time job is for the Department of Public Prosecution.