Taree’s William Sawyer was named Football Mid North Coast’s Newcastle Permanent referee of the month for May 2018.
William received the award for his dedication and passion for football as well as giving players, coaches and spectators the best experience possible.
Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) community football manager Peter Haynes congratulated William on his achievement.
“William’s contribution to football through his role as a match official is outstanding.
“Match officials are vital to the enjoyment of the game by players, coaches and spectators alike and William has shown that he takes this responsibility very seriously.
“I congratulate William on his award and thank him on behalf of NNSWF and all players, coaches and spectators across the state,” Mr Haynes said.
William will receive a referee spray jacket, cap, water bottle and a referee card set to assist in fulfilling her valuable duties on and off the field.