Respected referee Gavin Badger retires from the NRL after 411 games
Rugby league referee Gavin Badger today was presented with the game ball as he retired from on field duties with the NRL.
Badger’s final game was the 411th NRL game that he had officiated.
When Gavin Badger officiated his first game for the NRL, he was the 71st person appointed.
“Done!!! Thank you @nrl it’s been quite a ride.”
Past and present players, clubs and the NRL acknowledged Gavin Badger’s achievements after it was announced he was retiring from the NRL.
Outlets and journalists who report on rugby league also acknowledged ‘The Badge.’