This great article about our Northland rugby referee, Boris Jurlina appeared in the Northern Advocate tuesday 26th July.
By Andrew Johnsen
In the midst of all the negative news surrounding referee abuse, one Northland referee is going from strength to strength.
Boris Jurlina has been promoted to the New Zealand development squad for rugby referees.
He was ecstatic when he was told of his new position.
“It has sunk in now. It was such awesome news when I heard, the next 30 minutes were a blur,” he said.