Ruairidh Campbell

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Ruairidh Campbell
Birth nameRuairidh Campbell
Date of birth17 March 1998
Place of birthScotland
Height178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
SchoolMerchiston Castle School
UniversityUniversity of Glasgow
Occupation(s)Rugby union referee
Rugby union career
Position(s) Wing
Refereeing career
Years Competition Apps
Scottish Premiership
Super 6

Ruairidh Campbell (born 1998) is a Scottish professional rugby union referee who represents the Scottish Rugby Union.[1]

Rugby union career[edit]

Referee career[edit]

Professional career[edit]

He has refereed in the Scottish Premiership.[2][3] He refereed 52 matches in season 2018-19 and won the Crabbies Referee of the Season award.[4]

He refereed in the Amsterdam Sevens in 2018.[5]

He refereed his first Super 6 match on 24 November 2019; Watsonians v Stirling County.[6]

Campbell is part of the Borders Rugby Referee Society and the SRU panel.[7]

International career[edit]

Campbell refereed the U18 match between Ireland and English Counties in April 2019.[8]

Campell has been Assistant Referee for the Lithuania v Switzerland match.[9]

Outside of rugby[edit]

Campbell has written various articles for the online Young Perspective newspaper[10] and for the Scottish Rugby Blog.[11] He is a keen runner and runs for the University of Glasgow.[12][13]


  1. ^ "Ruairidh Campbell (@ru_campbell) | Twitter".
  2. ^ "Referees To 27 January 2019 - Australia | Rugby365".
  3. ^ "Referees, ARs and TMO appointments 30 Nov-2 Dec -". 29 November 2018.
  4. ^ Rugby, Scottish (31 May 2019). "| Ruairidh Campbell has made fast progress as a referee, officiating 52 matches this season. His performances with whistle in hand have been rewarded with the @CrabbiesUK Referee of the Season award! #ClubAwards".
  5. ^ Refs, Border Rugby (4 April 2019). "The @Glengoyne sponsored referee in the spotlight today is @ru_campbell. See what Ruairidh has to say about why you should".
  6. ^ "Super6: Watsonians snatch win from Stirling County's grasp with late surge". The Offside Line. 24 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Referees 2019". 28 February 2019.
  8. ^ "Ireland U-18 Clubs & Schools Side Enjoy Four-Try Win Over England". Irish Rugby.
  9. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 February 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2019.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  10. ^ "Ruairidh Campbell, Author at Young Perspective".
  11. ^ "Ruairidh Campbell, Author at Scottish Rugby Blog". Scottish Rugby Blog.
  12. ^ "Strava Runner Profile | Ruairidh Campbell". Strava.
  13. ^ "Athlete Profile".