Leinster Rugby Referees announce partnership with Acme Whistles

April 7, 2022 in News

Leinster Rugby Referees are delighted to announce our partnership with Acme whistles as our preferred whistle supplier.  Speaking about the partnership Leinster Rugby Referees President David Robb said ” We are delighted to be partnering with Acme as our whistle supplier, a company that has been providing whistles to referees since before the foundation of Leinster Rugby Referees in 1902. Its a company of long standing tradition with quality workmanship providing rugby referees from grass roots to the elite of the game with a quality whistle to officiate”

Ben McFarlane of Acme Whistles said “Through this partnership we continue to evolve and align ourselves with proactive & forward thinking organisations such as Leinster Rugby Referees. Playing our small part in the wider rugby community is one we take immense pride in, the role of the official, from Grass Roots to Elite Level cannot be underestimated, and we are here to support and help in any way we can” 


Andrew Cole, who refereed the Senior Schools Cup Final between Gonzaga College and Blackrock College, was presented with and Acme Thunder, engraved with the game and his name by David Mac Donald, Chair of the Leinster Rugby Referees Rugby Committee as a memento of his appointment.