Andy Macpherson

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Andy Macpherson
Birth nameAndy Macpherson
Date of birth (1982-04-06) 6 April 1982 (age 40)
Place of birthLeicester, England
Occupation(s)Rugby union referee
Rugby union career
Refereeing career
Years Competition Apps
2010 1872 Cup

Andy Macpherson (born 6 April 1982) is a former professional rugby union referee who represented the Scottish Rugby Union.[1] He now assesses referees internationally and is a Referee Development Manager with the SRU in Scotland.[2]

Rugby union career[edit]

Referee career[edit]

Professional career[edit]

Macpherson joined the West of Scotland Referees Society.[3]

He refereed in the Celtic League.[4]

Macpherson won SRU referee of the season in 2008-09.[5]

He refereed his first 1872 Cup match on 27 December 2010.[6]

He now is a Regional Referee Development Manager to bring on new referees.[7]

International career[edit]

He now assesses referees at an international level.[8]


  1. ^ "Andy Macpherson". ESPN scrum.
  2. ^ Scrum, The (June 16, 2015). "Henning keen to Tappe into referee talent pool".
  3. ^ "Paterson Takes Charge Of Semi-Final". Scottish Rugby Union.
  4. ^ Park, Richard Thomas at Arms (September 7, 2008). "Rugby union: Blues are blown out of the water" – via
  5. ^ "Referee of the Season, Andy Macpherson during the annual Scottish..." Getty Images.
  6. ^ "RaboDirectPRO12 : Match Centre : Warriors triumphant after intense derby battle". November 1, 2013. Archived from the original on November 1, 2013.
  7. ^ "Scotland 7's star Mike Adamson exchanges his boots for a whistle" – via
  8. ^ "SA Rugby Referees".