Category: General News

Who will you be today?

Dear Football Family, One of the main challenges facing our game is the ongoing inappropriate behaviour occurring towards Referees. Like players, referees do not get every decision correct and make mistakes from time to time. Referees are an integral part of our game and they perform an important role and deserve to be treated with […]

Colin Campbell presented FNSW Award

Colin Campbell, longtime member (and life member) has been honoured at the FNSW State Dinner held last night. State Award winners are nominated by their Association in recognition of their tireless efforts and service to football in their local community. State Awards formally recognise individuals who have provided consistent and valuable service at any level […]

2016 Ernst Muellner Award

Congratulations to Daniel Moore on being awarded the 2016 Ernst Muellner Award. This award is awarded to a referee who is endeavouring to referee at the highest level in AWFA (ie Division 1 games (either gender)). Sincere, dedicated to work their way through the ranks by: i. studying; ii. listening iii. making every effort to sharpen […]

2016 Sheena Storrie Award

Congratulations to James Langworthy for being awarded the 2016 Sheena Storrie Award for Young Referee of the Year. This award is in recognition of James’ outstanding contributions to Soccer Refereeing in 2016. He has consistently performed to the highest standards in the following criteria: Understanding and Application of the Laws of the Game Moral Integrity—has respect for and […]

2016 Andrew Wuksta Award

Congratulations to Declan Patrala for being awarded the 2016 Andrew Wuksta Memorial award for being the Rookie Referee of the Year. This award is given to a the referee, who is in their early stages of refereeing, stands out as having a relaxed, friendly, positive outlook, a referee who is willing to accept advice and always […]

AWSRA Inducts a new life member

The AWSRA would like to welcome Stephen Hayes as its newest life member. Steve has held a number of positions within football over the years including coaching, President of the local football association, refereeing and is currently a director of FNSW. Steve has been an active referee for the AWSRA for the past 20 years […]

Wet weather information for members

Firstly: With the wet weather continuing this weekend, a number of matches have been relocated to other pitches. The centre official is reminded to ensure they undertake a thorough pitch inspection before the start of each game. Note: if you have any issues on the condition of any pitch, and if possible, please seek the […]

League to cut loose abuse IT’S always the minority that ruins it for the majority.” Albury Wodonga Football Association president Simon Randall is hoping to stamp out instances of referee abuse this weekend. The Association has jumped on board Football NSW’s ‘Shoosh’ campaign, aimed at making the pitch a better environment for referees and players alike. The premise is […]

Office Bearers 2016

G’day all The AWSRA Executive is able to confirm that the following positions have been filled: Secretary: Sean Farrar Treasurer: Adam Morrison Appointments Board: Mario Mangion Glenn Wilson Examination Board: Grant Sewell Education Board: Grant Sewell Andrew Nichols Development Board: Grant Sewell AWFA Delegates: Andrew Nichols Mario Mangion Public Officer: Sean Farrar Web Administrator: Sean […]