Local ref appointed for ITM Cup final


The Tasman Makos may have been kicked out of the ITM Cup but there will still be a Tasman official taking part in the game.

Nelson rugby referee Chris Wratt has been appointed as TMO for Saturday’s ITM Premiership final between Canterbury and Auckland at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.

Chris is an active referee in Tasman as a member of the Nelson Bays Rugby Referees Association, was the TMO appointee for three of the five Tasman Makos home ITM Cup fixtures this season.  Earlier in the year he was TMO for a number of Super Rugby Fixtures around NZ as well as being an active Referee in the middle for Tasman Trophy fixtures and Club Rugby matches on the local scene.