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Referees 1939-2018

[Penalty Ratios] [Win/Loss Records] [Win/Loss Differences]
RefereeSpanGames*FinalsGrand Finals
Bill Harrigan1986-2003 392 37 10
Col Pearce1947-1968 344 22 6
Ben Cummins2006-2018 336 28 4
Gavin Badger2003-2018 330 12 
Shayne Hayne2001-2014 327 24 4
Steve Clark1992-2007 314 17 
Matt Cecchin2001-2018 303 20 3
Tony Archer1999-2012 293 19 6
Tim Mander1992-2005 291 16 2
Sean Hampstead1996-2008 289 6 
Paul Simpkins1996-2007 284 15 1
Kevin Roberts1975-1988 274 10 3
Jared Maxwell2006-2016 272 14 
Darcy Lawler1944-1963 272 28 7
Jack O'Brien1940-1955 262 21 6
Ashley Klein2009-2018 256 11 1
Graham Annesley1982-1997 244 6 
Gerard Sutton2009-2018 242 19 4
Greg McCallum1983-1994 241 14 3
Alan Shortall2008-2018 238 5 
Laurie Bruyeres1961-1975 237 7 2
Eddie Ward1988-1998 218 7 1
Jason Robinson2003-2013 209 4 
George Bishop1939-1952 208 13 4
Keith Page1967-1976 206 17 3
Mick Stone1981-1989 192 17 3
Chris James2009-2017 184 2 
Graeme West1983-1996 180  
John Gocher1976-1986 178 6 1
Greg Hartley1972-1981 175 16 5
Cliff Brown1947-1962 172  
Jack Danzey1973-1983 172 8 
Tom McMahon Jr1939-1951 172 13 
Henry Perenara2011-2018 164 3 
Steve Lyons2001-2012 164 1 
Don MacDonald1967-1979 157  
Gary Cook1971-1979 154 10 3
Keith Holman1965-1974 153 1 1
Gavin Reynolds2010-2018 146  
Barry Barnes1972-1987 143 3 
Chris Ward1979-1991 136 1 
Aub Oxford1942-1954 135 1 
David Manson1992-1997 133 9 2
Adam Devcich2009-2016 131 1 
Les Samuelson1959-1971 122  
Kelvin Jeffes1991-2000 121 9 
Adam Gee2011-2018 116 6 
Grant Atkins2011-2018 113 2 
Fred Erickson1955-1964 112  
Mark Oaten1995-2002 110  
Brett Suttor2009-2014 107  
Tony De Las Heras2006-2012 103  
Richie Humphreys1969-1978 99  
Brian Grant1988-1999 99  
Chris Sutton2012-2018 98 2 
Gavin Morris2010-2015 98 2 
Paul McBlane1994-1999 97 6 
David Munro2011-2018 92  
Austin Shiner1941-1955 90 1 
Neil Almond1988-1996 81  
Phil Haines2008-2013 79  
Jack Bradley1962-1968 77 1 1
Matt Hewitt1996-2000 76  
Denis Braybrook1975-1982 74  
Martin Weekes1980-1985 72  
Tony Kelly1988-1996 67  
Chris Butler2014-2018 60  
Matt Noyen2015-2018 56  
Arthur Neville1962-1970 53  
Moghseen Jadwat1997-2000 53  
Keith Parkinson1956-1963 48  
Ian Parnaby1990-1996 48  
Joe McGauley1939-1942 47  
Jack Harris1964-1971 47  
Mick Lewis1994-1996 47  
Barry Bradstock1976-1981 45  
Jon Stone2016-2018 44  
Barry Goldsworthy1979-1982 42  
Peter Gough2016-2018 40  
Les Williams1951-1957 39  
Bernard Sutton2007-2018 39  
Russell Smith2005-2006 39  
Giles O'Donnell1982-1987 39  
Ray Smyth1943-1948 33  
Jack Farrelly1966-1971 33  
Geoff Weeks1990-1991 32  
Ray O'Donnell1955-1959 31 1 
Clive Edwards1970-1975 31  
Phil Cooley1986-1989 30  
Peter Filmer1987-1992 30  
Phil McCarroll1969-1971 29  
Bill Kelly1960-1966 28 1 
Luke Phillips2010-2014 27  
Don Lancashire1959-1970 27 2 1
Ted Cook1965-1969 26  
Ziggy Przeklasa-Adamski2017-2018 24  
Denis Spagarino1984-1988 22  
Carl Langton1966-1967 22  
Gary Bennett1971-1974 21  
Gavin Atkins2013-2016 20  
Tony Maksoud1995-1997 20  
Baden Wales1957-1959 19  
Rob Alexander1995-1996 18  
Dudley Nicholson1957-1959 17  
P Lee1939-1941 17  
Phil Henderson2018 16  
Brian Barry1967-1968 16  
David Jay1994-1995 14  
Tim Roby2016-2018 12  
Steve Chiddy1998 12  
Jack Kelly1942-1948 10  
Cyril Dimon1961-1962 9  
Steve Richards2001-2002 9  
Rod Lawrence1998-2003 9  
Bill Cuke1941-1942 7  
A Davis1947 7  
Bill Devine1940-1956 7  
Lionel Green1983 7  
David Goener1990 7  
Barry Cross1973 7  
H Carrick1942-1943 6  
Arthur Davis1939 6  
Greg Boyd1986 6  
David O'Keefe1987-1988 6  
Col Turnell1976 6  
Robin Whitfield1985-1986 5  
Alex Spankie1940 5  
Doug Wintin1977-1978 5  
Phil Elliss1967 5  
J Bates1939 4  
Bert Cowley1953 4  
Kevin Keough1956 4  
R McMillan1956 4  
G Lane1963-1964 4  
J Jacobson1964 4  
Steve Nash1982-1984 4  
Phil Houston1995-1997 4  
G Hallwood1947 3  
Arthur Konnecke1954 3  
Frank Walsh1959 3  
Albert Perry1964 3  
George Brain1977 3  
Neil McAlister1975 3  
Michael Wise2011-2017 2  
Bob Cummins1956 2  
Ted Pepper1964 2  
G Kellahan1964 2  
Ian Smith1980 2  
Peter Pierse1981 2  
Allan McKean1984 2  
Steve Carrall2001 2  
Mick Naughton1973-1979 2  
Peter Kirby2012 1  
W Cole1939 1  
Barrie Keenahan1982 1  
Julien Rascagneres1983 1  
Noel Bissett1984 1  
Russell Turner2009 1  
Marcel Caillol1977 1  
Billy Thompson1977 1  
B Shipton1979 1  
Francois Escande1975 1  
Bob Flint1995 1  
* Dual referees are each credited with a game. Referees appearing as substitutes excluded
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Best Penalty Ratios (Min. 10 Games) (since 1980)
RefereeTeamPFor*Against*Ratio
Paul McBlaneIllawarra 12 104 701.49
Chris ButlerSt George Illawarra 10 41 27.51.49
Phil HainesCronulla 11 41.5 281.48
Kelvin JeffesManly 19 167 1181.42
Matt HewittParramatta 11 83 601.38
Phil HainesSt George Illawarra 10 31 22.51.38
Jack DanzeyCronulla 12 134 971.38
Grant AtkinsBrisbane 17 65.5 481.36
Gavin MorrisSt George Illawarra 16 57 421.36
Jared MaxwellCronulla 20 100 73.51.36
David MunroSt George Illawarra 13 44.5 331.35
Gavin MorrisSouths 10 36.5 271.35
Brian GrantParramatta 12 86 641.34
Kelvin JeffesBrisbane 14 100 751.33
Mick StoneWests 19 183 1391.32
Brian GrantGold Coast 10 93 711.31
Bill HarriganCronulla 51 344 2651.30
Adam DevcichSt George Illawarra 18 54.5 421.30
Chris JamesSt George Illawarra 15 47.5 36.51.30
Steve LyonsParramatta 20 96.5 74.51.30
Shayne HayneParramatta 42 238 182.51.30
Greg HartleyManly 11 126 971.30
Worst Penalty Ratios (Min. 10 Games) (since 1980)
RefereeTeamPFor*Against*Ratio
Phil HainesNewcastle 11 23.5 380.62
Chris JamesSydney Roosters 23 55 84.50.65
Chris ButlerMelbourne 11 30 460.65
Greg HartleyWests 11 84 1270.66
Chris ButlerManly 10 29 42.50.68
Brian GrantNorths 10 43 630.68
Kelvin JeffesSt George 12 69 990.70
Matt HewittGold Coast 14 79 1130.70
Graham AnnesleyGold Coast 10 70 980.71
Steve ClarkWests 10 64 900.71
Tony De Las HerasNorth Queensland 13 49 670.73
Adam GeeBrisbane 15 34.5 470.73
Ian ParnabyGold Coast 10 58 800.73
John GocherNewtown 13 120 1590.75
Brett SuttorPenrith 17 47.5 630.75
Adam GeeSydney Roosters 10 29 38.50.75
*Dual referees' penalties count half
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Best Win/Loss Records (Min. 10 Games)
RefereeTeamPWDLWin%
Gavin ReynoldsMelbourne 13 13  100.00
Don MacDonaldSt George 21 19  290.48
Neil AlmondNorths 10 9  190.00
Tony KellyManly 10 9  190.00
Fred EricksonSt George 16 14  287.50
Kelvin JeffesBrisbane 14 12  285.71
Kelvin JeffesManly 19 15 2 284.21
Adam DevcichMelbourne 18 15  383.33
Cliff BrownSt George 23 18 2 382.61
Paul SimpkinsNorths 17 14  382.35
Chris JamesNorth Queensland 17 14  382.35
Matt HewittParramatta 11 9  281.82
Chris ButlerMelbourne 11 9  281.82
Phil HainesSouths 11 9  281.82
Barry BarnesCanterbury 30 24 1 581.67
Brian GrantCronulla 16 12 2 281.25
Col PearceSt George 99 78 4 1780.81
Brian GrantSouths 10 8  280.00
Graeme WestManly 15 12  380.00
Richie HumphreysSydney Roosters 10 8  280.00
Worst Win/Loss Records (Min. 10 Games)
RefereeTeamPWDLWin%
Mick StoneIllawarra 11 1  109.09
Graeme WestGold Coast 21 2  199.52
Steve ClarkWests 10 1  910.00
Tony KellyGold Coast 15 1 1 1310.00
David MunroNewcastle 17 2  1511.76
Tim ManderGold Coast 17 2  1511.76
Keith ParkinsonParramatta 15 2  1313.33
Joe McGauleyNewtown 11 1 1 913.64
Neil AlmondGold Coast 18 2 1 1513.89
John GocherPenrith 26 4 1 2117.31
Barry BradstockNorths 11 2  918.18
Tom McMahon JrNorths 22 3 2 1718.18
Phil HainesParramatta 10 2  820.00
Eddie WardNew Zealand 10 2  820.00
Kelvin JeffesGold Coast 10 1 2 720.00
Jack FarrellyNewtown 10 1 2 720.00
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Largest Differences (Min. 10 games)
RefereeTeamRecord (W-D-L)Overall Record (W-D-L)*Difference
Brian Grant Souths8-0-280.00%89-7-17434.26%+45.74
Neil Almond Norths9-0-190.00%108-11-8854.83%+35.17
Chris Butler Newcastle6-0-460.00%33-1-8627.92%+32.08
Jack Harris Newtown9-0-469.23%59-8-9937.95%+31.28
Gavin Reynolds Melbourne13-0-0100.00%161-1-7368.72%+31.28
Phil Haines Souths9-0-281.82%77-1-7152.01%+29.80
Tony Kelly Parramatta8-0-466.67%71-4-12237.06%+29.61
Chris James North Queensland14-0-382.35%125-0-10853.65%+28.70
Bill Kelly Newtown7-1-275.00%59-3-6846.54%+28.46
Neil Almond Parramatta7-0-463.64%71-4-12237.06%+26.58
Gavin Reynolds Penrith16-0-576.19%113-0-11350.00%+26.19
Don MacDonald St George19-0-290.48%196-12-10464.74%+25.73
Paul Simpkins Norths14-0-382.35%55-3-4157.07%+25.28
Ray Smyth Sydney Roosters7-0-370.00%41-3-5045.21%+24.79
Graeme West Balmain14-1-476.32%173-5-16051.92%+24.39
Brian Grant Cronulla12-2-281.25%156-8-11457.55%+23.70
Paul McBlane Balmain9-0-660.00%49-1-8636.40%+23.60
Alan Shortall Penrith22-1-872.58%134-2-13849.27%+23.31
RefereeTeamRecord (W-D-L)Overall Record (W-D-L)*Difference
Paul McBlane Norths2-2-727.27%84-6-5759.18%-31.91
Steve Lyons Canterbury3-0-730.00%179-5-12458.93%-28.93
Kelvin Jeffes Norths4-2-1031.25%123-9-8459.03%-27.78
Steve Clark Wests1-0-910.00%64-4-11436.26%-26.26
Eddie Ward New Zealand2-0-820.00%39-0-4645.88%-25.88
Joe McGauley Newtown1-1-913.64%21-3-3339.47%-25.84
Barry Barnes Sydney Roosters6-2-1235.00%227-14-15259.54%-24.54
Adam Gee Manly3-0-730.00%111-1-9354.39%-24.39
David Munro Newcastle2-0-1511.76%69-2-12535.71%-23.95
Graham Annesley Norths6-0-1528.57%190-16-17751.70%-23.13
Greg Hartley St George10-1-1638.89%141-10-8761.34%-22.46
Jack Bradley Newtown3-0-1121.43%57-6-7543.48%-22.05
Ashley Klein Penrith7-0-1828.00%124-1-12549.80%-21.80
Chris Butler Canberra3-0-925.00%57-1-6546.75%-21.75
Phil Haines Gold Coast Titans3-0-925.00%69-0-7946.62%-21.62
Kelvin Jeffes Parramatta4-0-1225.00%107-6-12446.41%-21.41
Barry Barnes Souths5-0-1426.32%175-10-19347.62%-21.30
Tim Mander Manly7-1-1237.50%152-6-10758.49%-20.99
Martin Weekes Manly5-0-741.67%93-5-5562.42%-20.75
Adam Gee Penrith4-0-1028.57%98-0-10249.00%-20.43
Mark Oaten Canterbury4-1-640.91%119-6-7461.31%-20.40
Mark Oaten Parramatta4-0-736.36%111-8-8456.65%-20.29
*During the referee's career
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