In the June edition of Behind the Whistle, Football Queensland caught up with Holly Goodchild to discuss her ongoing efforts to support young referees in her role as Junior Referee Coordinator in Cairns.
More than 40 Queensland referees received valuable experience and education at the QSS Football Championships held in Toowoomba and Hervey Bay in May.
Queensland has a long and proud history of producing some of Australia’s best match officials, with a host of referees from the state currently officiating at the top level both domestically and internationally.
Football Queensland’s May edition of Behind the Whistle shines a spotlight on Brisbane match official Jack Powers, who discusses his love of football and his drive to support younger referees.
In the first edition of Behind the Whistle, Football Queensland (FQ) caught up with South West Queensland referee Kirralee Bronkhurst to get an insight into her experiences as a young match official and her return to the game after open heart surgery in November 2020.
Building on the success of the referee initiatives launched across the state last year, Football Queensland (FQ) will implement a host of new referee support measures for the 2021 season.