Vincent Ringrose is another referee to follow in family footsteps, with his father Brent having been a WRRA referee for several seasons.
Making a rapid ascent through the ranks, he made his Premier debut in 2013, controlling HOBM's 127-0 whitewash of Rimutaka, and was elevated to the premier ranks for 2014, going onto referee the 2014 Hardham Cup final between Poneke and Norths. He also took charge on the 2013 College Premier 1 final between Wellington College and St Pats Silverstream. Ringrose has also refereed 7's extensively, including the final of the club section of the Dubai International event.
A member of the NZRU's Development Squad, He made his Heartland Championship debut when he took control of East Coast's match against Buller in Ruatoria in 2014.
An old boy of both Bishop Viard College and St Pats Silverstream and also a fine cricketer playing for the Eastern Suburbs club, Ringrose combines study with part-time work for the Ministry of Justice.
|/\ Date||Competition||Round||Team 1||Score 1||Team 2||Score 2|
|2011-04-02||Rebecca Liua’ana Trophy||1||Petone: Women||17||OBU: Women||7|
|2011-07-30||HD Morgan Memorial Prem Res 2||8||HOBM: HOBM Barbarians||15||Petone: Petone Saxons||0|
|2012-06-02||National Mutual Cup||10||Ories: Senior 2||36||Petone: Petone Saxons||31|
|2012-07-21||HD Morgan Memorial Prem Res 2||6||Marist St Pats: MSP First Grad ...||46||Avalon: Premier Reserve||10|
|2012-07-28||Victoria Tavern Trophy Women's||10||Ories: Ories Women||8||Eketahuna: Women||36|
|2012-08-04||Ed Chaney Cup Prem Reserve 1||8||OBU: Premier Reserve||7||Upper Hutt: Senior 1||10|
|2013-04-01||Harper Lock Shield||1||Wainui: Premier Reserve||14||Pare-Plim: Premier||12|
|2013-04-06||National Mutual Cup||2||Ories: Senior 2||9||HOBM: HOBM Barbarians||10|
|2013-04-13||Harper Lock Shield||3||Tawa: Premier Reserve||34||Petone: Premier Reserve||17|
|2013-04-20||National Mutual Cup||4||Norths: Norths First Grade A||17||HOBM: HOBM Barbarians||21|
|2013-04-25||Harper Lock Shield||5||Avalon: Premier||26||OBU: Premier Reserve||33|
|2013-04-28||Harper Lock Shield||6||Wellington: The Axemen||62||OBU: Premier Reserve||3|
|2013-05-04||Swindale Shield||7||HOBM: Premier||127||Rimutaka: Premier 2||0|
|2013-05-11||National Mutual Cup||8||HOBM: HOBM Barbarians||32||Petone: Petone Saxons||10|
|2013-05-25||Harper Lock Shield||10||Avalon: Premier||17||Wellington: The Axemen||14|
|2013-06-01||Swindale Shield||11||Rimutaka: Premier 2||10||Norths: Premier||85|
|2013-06-08||HD Morgan Memorial Prem Res 2||1||Wests: Senior 2||29||Petone: Petone Saxons||16|
|2013-06-15||Jubilee Cup Premier||2||HOBM: Premier||23||Wainui: Premier||19|
|2013-07-06||Ed Chaney Cup Prem Reserve 1||5||Pare-Plim: Premier||20||Tawa: Premier Reserve||14|
|2013-07-13||Hardham Cup Premier 2||6||Wests: Premier||15||OBU: Premier Reserve||12|