Fermanagh and Western Referee Association
Representing Referees in Fermanagh & West Tyrone
The Association was established in 1968 and now has over 78 members, ranging between 14 and 80 years of age.
The majority of these referees participate in the local Fermanagh & Western Football Association and League, Irish Football Association Cup competitions, Danske Bank Premier League, Belfast Telegraph IFA Championship, Premier Reserve and Youth League also in the Mid Ulster, Northern Ireland Intermediate and Amateur League, also Brendan Keogh Youth League and Northern Ireland Boys FA.
We have 2 FIFA Referees, 2 FIFA Assistant Referees, 1 Premier League Assistant Referee, 5 Championship Assistant Referees, 10 Intermediate Referees and 36 Junior Referees. The Association also has 3 female referees and 3 IFA Referee Observers, 2 IFA Referee Coaches and 2 IFA Referee Tutors. This leaves us with 7 members involved in Senior Panel this season.
The Association was founded in 1968, George Parkinson the Association President is the only founding member involved, he also is a Life Member of the NIRA.
We also have a full support structure in place for new referees under the guidance of IFA Instructors in the Association.