Joy Neville

Limerick’s Joy Neville to referee two Pool games at next month’s Women’s Rugby World Cup

By Jack Neville / September 21, 2022 /

The Limerick native will act as a referee and AR assistant at next month’s World Cup. IRFU High Performance Referee Joy Neville will referee two Pool Matches at the Women’s Rugby World…

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Limerick’s Joy Neville included in the Rugby World Cup referees pool

By Christian Conroy / May 26, 2022 /

Joy Neville has been named in an 18-strong team of match officials for Rugby World Cup 2021 which will be led by an all-female team of referees.

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Limerick’s Joy Neville to officiate third successive World Rugby Sevens Series

By Luke Liddy / August 9, 2018 /

A team of 25 match officials from 15 Unions, including Ireland’s Joy Neville, has been announced for this coming season’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as the countdown to the…

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Joy Neville named as Sports Person of the Year

By Raffaele Rocca / April 16, 2018 /

Limerick rugby referee Joy Neville has been named as the Sports Person of the Year at the 43rd running of the People of the Year Awards. Neville was an integral…

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Another historic milestone for Limerick referee Joy Neville

By Luke Liddy / February 8, 2018 /

Joy Neville will make her Guinness Pro 14 debut when she takes charge of Ulster’s clash with the Southern Kings on Friday night and will again make history as the…

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Joy Neville set to officiate first ever European fixture

By Diarmaid Scannell / December 15, 2017 /

This will be another piece of history added to Neville’s long list of refereeing achievements. Bordeaux- Begles play host to Enisei- STM in the European Challenge Cup tonight and Joy…

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WATCH: Joy Neville has been named as World Rugby Referee 2017

By Raffaele Rocca / November 26, 2017 /

Limerick’s Joy Neville was announced as the winner at the ceremony this evening in Monaco and received her award from former Wallaby captain George Gregan. The former grand slam winner…

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Joy Neville set to make more history in European Challenge Cup

By Diarmaid Scannell / November 7, 2017 /

Joy Neville will add another notch to her already impressive refereeing belt in December. Joy Neville will make another piece of history next month as she becomes the first female…

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Listen – Joy Neville set to make more refereeing history on Saturday

By Diarmaid Scannell / October 27, 2017 /

The Limerick referee has come on leaps and bounds over the past year refereeing some massive tie’s including the Women’s World Cup Final This Saturday, Joy Neville will take charge…

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Neville among five Munster referees awarded pro contracts by IRFU

By Marisa Kennedy / October 19, 2017 /

Joy Neville is among seven referees to be awarded professional contracts by the IRFU, five of whom are from Munster. The contract is the latest in a string of accomplishments…

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