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|
|2013-05-25||Harper Lock Shield||10||Avalon: Premier||17||Wellington: The Axemen||14|
|2017-04-29||Swindale Shield||8||Avalon: Premier||10||Tawa: Premier||48|
|2013-04-25||Harper Lock Shield||5||Avalon: Premier||26||OBU: Premier Reserve||33|
|2017-08-26||Heartland Championship||1||Buller: Buller||27||South Canterbury: South Canter ...||24|
|2013-05-11||National Mutual Cup||8||HOBM: HOBM Barbarians||32||Petone: Petone Saxons||10|
|2011-07-30||HD Morgan Memorial Prem Res 2||8||HOBM: HOBM Barbarians||15||Petone: Petone Saxons||0|
|2017-06-17||Jubilee Cup Premier||2||HOBM: Premier||38||Wainui: Premier||14|
|2013-05-04||Swindale Shield||7||HOBM: Premier||127||Rimutaka: Premier 2||0|
|2015-04-18||Swindale Shield||5||HOBM: Premier||32||Petone: Premier||25|
|2017-04-25||Swindale Shield||7||HOBM: Premier||31||Marist St Pats: Premier||28|
|2013-06-15||Jubilee Cup Premier||2||HOBM: Premier||23||Wainui: Premier||19|
|2018-06-16||Jubilee Cup Premier||2||HOBM: Premier||22||OBU: Premier||40|
|2019-06-22||Jubilee Cup Premier||4||HOBM: Premier||44||Poneke: Premier||26|
|2014-04-05||Swindale Shield||2||J'ville: Premier||15||Norths: Premier||16|
|2015-08-01||Hardham Cup Premier 2||9||J'ville: Premier||19||Upper Hutt Rams: Upper Hutt Ra ...||22|
|2018-07-21||Colts John E Kelly Memorial||7||Marist St Pats: MSP Colts||36||HOBM: HOBM Green Colts||7|
|2012-07-21||HD Morgan Memorial Prem Res 2||6||Marist St Pats: MSP First Grad ...||46||Avalon: Premier Reserve||10|
|2016-06-04||Swindale Shield||13||Marist St Pats: Premier||23||Poneke: Premier||22|
|2018-07-14||Jubilee Cup Premier||6||Marist St Pats: Premier||43||Poneke: Premier||25|
|2017-04-01||Swindale Shield||3||Marist St Pats: Premier||35||Upper Hutt Rams: Upper Hutt Ra ...||7|