While the NRL has grown, respect for referees has stalled.
Since 2013, the pay and conditions of referees and players has diverged considerably. In 2018 alone, the salary cap increased approximately 30 percent, and revenue to the game increased 50 percent to $540 million.
The Professional Rugby League Match Officials are working to fix that and we’ve already had some big wins.
In 2018 the PRLMO pushed for and won.