Gary Green Appointed as CRRL Chairman

The Canberra District Rugby League have appointment Gary Green as the new Chairman of Canberra Region Rugby League.

Mr Green said that he was excited and thankful for the opportunity to help grow rugby league within the area.

“It’s an exciting time for rugby league with the Canberra Region and I’m very proud to have been appointed as Chairman,” Mr Green said. “I also look forward to working closely with the General Manager, Mark Vergano, and assisting him in his work.”

Gary Green has been involved with rugby league in the Canberra Region in a variety of roles over the course of the last four decades.

During his playing career, Mr Green played the majority of his career in the Sydney lower grades and second division but moved to Canberra and represented the Dinsdale Knights in the old Canberra Second Division. He also represented the NSW Police Rugby League side during his 10 years with the Police Force, spending five of those years as a Police Prosecutor.

At the conclusion of his playing days, Mr Green refereed in both Canberra and Canterbury between 1985 – 1990.

After spending time coaching junior rugby league, Mr Green has been on the CRRL Judiciary for the last 18 years and has been the Judiciary Chairman since 2010.

Mr Green replaces Noel Bissett who officially retired as CRRL Chairman at the conclusion on last night’s Annual General Meeting.