Richard Silverwood

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Richard Silverwood
Referee Richard Silverwood.jpg
Personal information
Born 1976
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England
Refereeing information
Years Competition Apps
2001–28/7/2016 Super League 304
2006–28/7/2016 Challenge Cup 3
2010–28/7/2016 World Club Challenge 1
2005–13 Internationals 18
As of 17 October 2009
Source: [1]

Richard Silverwood (born in 1976,[2] in Dewsbury,[3] England) is a retired international rugby league referee.[3] He officiated in the Super League competition as one of the Rugby Football League's Full Time Match Officials until his retirement whilst suspended in July 2016.[2][4]

First games[edit]

His first pro game was York - Batley Bulldogs on 28 March 1999.[3]

His First Super League game was Halifax - Salford City Reds on 6 May 2001.[3]

He has refereed 304 Super League games up to the end of 2012[1]

He was Rugby Football League's referee of the year in 2006[3]

Challenge Cup[edit]

He has refereed the Challenge Cup Final in 2006 & 2010 & 2012[3]

Super League Grand Final[edit]

He has refereed the Super League Grand Final in 2010, 2012 & 2013[3]

World Club Challenge[edit]

He has refereed the World Club Challenge in 2010[5]

International[edit]

He has refereed 4 Australia v New Zealand Anzac Test in 2009[6] & 2010[7] & 2011[8] & 2012[9]

He has also refereed Australia v New Zealand in the 4 Nations in 2010[10]

He has refereed the 2013 Rugby League World Cup final.[11]

Suspensions[edit]

Silverwood was suspended three times by the Rugby football league, in 2009, 2011 and at the time of his retirement in 2016.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Richard Silverwood (referee)". rugby-league project. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Richard Silverwood: Super League referee calls time on career". BBC. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Full Time Match Officials". rugby-league.com. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  4. ^ Mirfield referee Richard Silverwood has retired from rugby league
  5. ^ Sport Melbourne Storm take world championship
  6. ^ Anzac Test Match 2009
  7. ^ Anzac Test Match 2010
  8. ^ Anzac Test Match 2011
  9. ^ Anzac Test Match 2012
  10. ^ 2010 Match Officials for the Final of the Four Nations Cup
  11. ^ Sat 30th Nov 2013, 14:30 - Final