OBITUARY: Steve Welch, renowned International Official

Steve had many achievements as a Referee and the pinnacle of these were as a Deputy Referee at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008 and four years later again as Deputy Referee at the Paralympics in London. He also acted as Deputy Referee at the European Championships 2007 and China Open in 2010.  Other roles include being Referee at the British Para Open in 2011, Six Nations Schools Championships in 2010 and Senior Six Nations in 2014.

We pass on our deepest sympathy to his wife Margaret and his daughters at this sad time.

Kenneth Strong