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MOTION TO CONGRATULATE FIRST FEMALE TO REFEREE SENIOR MEN'S MATCH IN SCOTLAND

Publised date : 25 Sep 2017

Jenny Gilruth MSP has lodged a Motion (S5M-07837) in Parliament congratulating a constituent on her success at being the first female to referee a senior men's game.

 

Motion text is as follows - 

 

That the Parliament congratulates Lorraine Watson from Thornton on becoming the first female to referee a senior men’s match in Scotland, taking charge of the match between Edinburgh City and Berwick Rangers; understands that Lorraine has previously officiated at the Women’s Under-19 European Championships and was a fourth official at the Women’s Euro 2017, as well as taking charge of games in the Women’s Champions League; acknowledges that she is currently bidding to attain full Scottish FA category one status, allowing her to referee matches at Scottish Premiership level; recognises that such success will inspire young female referees, and wishes Lorraine well in her future career.

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