NAME:  John Wright

AGE: 45 (2015)

Current CMRRA Ranking: 1

OCCUPATION: PE/Outdoor Education Teacher

HIGH SCHOOL: Linwood High (Christchurch)

YEAR 1ST REFEREED:  1994

PLAYED RUGBY?: Yes

REPRESENTATIVE SQUADS:  Northern Region Referee Squad

HOW DID YOU GET INTO REFEREEING?: Through coaching junior rugby and no referees turn up

WHY DO YOU REFEREE?: Challenge, Keep active and involved in the game

FAV FOOD: Butter Chicken

ADVICE TO ANY ASPIRING REFEREE: Be confident in your ability and do your best in every game.