Referee pen Pictures for match day Programme for season 2016/2017
Lewys from Bala has been refereeing since 2010 and graduated from the North East Wales FA Development Scheme. He has officiated on the Welsh National League for the past 3 season. Lewys has officiated on the Cymru Alliance Cup final, North East Wales Cup final & FAW Welsh Trophy Final. Having complete a law degree at Aberystwyth University & Utrecht University, he is now training to become a barrister.
This is Michaels fourth season on the referees panel after starting refereeing at the tender age of 14. Michael who is a brother of Liam who is also on the Cymru Alliance referees panel hails from Rhyl and comes from a family steeped in refereeing with grandfather Wally, father Glenn and brother Liam all well known in refereeing circles. Michael has officiated on the NWCFA Cup final at on the Wales v Sweden u-17 international. Michael has attended the UEFA “Core” programme last season
Liam who is 23 comes from Rhyl and is the brother of Michael who is also a HGA Referee and started refereeing at the tender age of 13.He is actively involved in local youth football and the local Referees Association in Rhyl.
He has spent 3 seasons on the FAW development programme. Matches that Liam has been involved in include U-15 international Wales v Poland and U-16 ladies international Wales v Holland. Liam has refereed in the Welsh Alliance Leaguelast season and refereed their cup final and the NWCFA Junior cup final last season.
This is second season on the full panel after a successful season in the Welsh National League- Wrexham Area.Dan who resides in ConahsQuay is now affiliated to the North East Wales FA Dan has blossomed and has officiated on the NEWFA Challenge Cup Final and the Welsh National Premier division Cup Final . Dan likes most sports and away from football enjoys spending time with his family.
Andy needs no introduction, having started out as a referee as a fourteen year old and has progressed as a top referee in North Wales over the last 20 years. He is married to Caroline and has three children, Sophie, Benjamin and Olivia.
Andy has officiated at many finals in his career to date including our own League cup Final as well as officiating on several European Appointments in Russia, Serbia, Iceland and Norway.
Rob hails from Guilsfield and this will be third season on the referees panel after officiating on the Assistants panel and refereeing on the Spar Mid Wales League. Rob has spent three seasons as part of the FAW Development group in Central Wales..Rob has officiated as an assistant on the Welsh Youth Cup final, the Huws Gray Cup final and the Welsh Trophy final. Outside football his hobbies are golf, snooker and travelling. Rob has been promoted onto the Talent list on the Welsh Premier League.
This is Ashleys third season on the HGA referees panel. He started refereeing in 2007 progressing through the FAWs development group.This season will be Ashleys second year as a talent referee on the Welsh Premier League He is studying sports science at Glyndwr University in Wrexham Away from football Ashley enjoys squash, golf, tennis, and running. Last season he officiated on the NorthEast Wales Challenge cup final.
Aled Rhys Jones
Aled who hails from Cilcennin near Lampeter, is married with 3 children and is employed As an area officer with the Farmers Union of Wales. This is Aled’s ninth season as a referee and his fifth on the full panel of the Huws Gray Alliance League League after a successful playing career which has stood him in good stead as a referee Aled has officiated on the Welsh Regions Cup Final and also on the Ladies Welsh Cup final. Away from football Aled keeps busy on his farm in Cilcennin.
Aaron Wyn Jones
Aaron is from Deganwy, and started refereeing in 2012 at the age of 16. He progressed through the NWCFA development programme, refereeing on the Welsh Alliance regularly for the past two seasons. At 20 years of age, this is his first year on the Huws Gray Cymru Alliance referees panel. He refereed last season’s NWCFA Junior Cup Final, as well as acting as an assistant referee on both the Huws Gray Alliance Cup Final, and the FAW Trophy Final. Alongside refereeing Aaron is in his final year studying sports science at the University of Chester. His hobbies include travelling and most sports, including watching and playing darts
Gareth W Jones
Gareth hails from Bontnewydd Caernarfon and started refereeing in 2001 at the age of 16. In 2009 he was promoted onto the Huws Gray Alliance referees list. He has been an Assistant Referee in the Huws Gray Alliance, a referee in the NWCFA Cup Final and an Assistant referee in the Welsh Cup Final.. He was selected by FAW to attend a UEFA Referees training course in Switzerland where a received a diploma in refereeing. Gareth is employed by a Local Housing Association in Gwynedd and enjoys swimming, and singing in the local male voice choir. Gareth has been promoted onto the FIFA Assistant Referees panel
John A Jones
This season will be John's third season as a Referee in the Huws Gray Alliance League. He has previously spent 3 years on the Area FA Development scheme under the guidance of Gerald Davies. John currently works as a primary school teacher in Flintshire and graduated with a first class honours degree from Bangor University.
John refereed the 2014 FAW Womens Cup Final at Stebonheath Park, Llanelli and was voted North East Wales RA Referee of the year for season 2013-2014. In 2015, he was selected to participate in the FAW exchange scheme travelling to Dublin as an Assistant Referee for the Airtricity league match between Bohemians and Limerick.
Last year John had the honour of refereeing the 2016 NEWFA Challenge Cup Final between Holywell and Cefn Druids
John or JB as he is affectionately known in football circles comes from Llanllyfmi near Caernarfon and is a self employed flue liner specialist. This will be Johns ninth season on the referees panel and during that time he has been one of the most consistent referees on our league. He has served on the FIFA Assistant Referees panel for a number of seasons and has travelled extensively across Europe officiating. In 22012/013 season John had the honour of refereeing the Huws Gray Alliance League Cup Final.
Tom who hails from Mold has been refereeing since he was 16 and this will be Toms second season on the Huws Gray Alliance referees panel having progressed via NEWFA/FAW development scheme and the Welsh National League. Tom is employed by Chester and Chester West Council and enjoys all sports and has a very supportive family steeped in local football. Tom refereed the final of the Welsh National League last season
Martin W Roberts
This will be Martins third season on the referees list of the League and overall it will be Martin’s seventh season as a referee and he have moved quickly through the ranks with many consistent performances. Martin who hails from Llangefni is employed by the finance department of Anglesey County Council. His hobbies apart from football include cricket, ten pin bowling, cycling and having a round of golf. Last season he attended the residential UEFA Assistant referees course un Switzerland. Martin officiated as an assistant referee at last seasons WPL League cup final Nd has officiated in Malta as part of the Uefa exchange scheme.
Phil who hails from Wrexham is now in twelth season on the Referees panel having played at Cymru Alliance football prior to taking up the whistle. He is employed as an Intensive Support Worker in the Wrexham Area where he lives with his wife Susan.and family. Phil’s interests outside football include swimming, ,mountain biking, lomg distance running, fishing and hill walking. Highlight of his career was officiating at the Welsh Cup Final in 2010.
Martin who hails from Johnstown near Wrexham is married with two children. This is Martins tenth season on the full list after taking up refereeing in 1998. Martin is employed on the assembly at Vauxhall Motors in Ellesmere Port. Very much a family man his wife Carl acts as his PA and he is keen for his son Geraint and daughter Sian to progress in refereeing, Geraint being on the Huws Gray Assistants panel..
In 2013 was referee on the Huws Gray League Cup fina between Conwy Borough and Caersws and has also had the honour of officiating at the Welsh Cup Final.and Welsh Premier League final
James who comes from Flint commenced refereeing in 2009 and was quickly invited to join the FAW Development programme and this cumulated in him being fast tracked through the system and invited onto the Huw Gray Alliance referees panel for 2012/13. A former football player and manager James is interested in all sports . He is employed by St Davids High School where he is head of the Upper School. Two young children sons Joe and Noah.. Hobbies that James participates in are skiing, golf and fitness training
Tom starting refereeing at the tender age of 14 resides in Wrexham and has quickly risen through the ranks via the FAW Development programme. Now 22 this will be Toms fourth season on the referees panel of the Huws Gray Alliance, following progression via the Welsh National League. Tom is employed as an aircraft fitter at the local Airbus factory at Broughton and amongst his hobbies enjoys, cricket and golf. Tom was promoted onto the WPL talent list of referees for season 2015-16, and has been promoted to the full list of WPL referees for the 2016/17 season.
Tom has officiated at the FAW Welsh Trophy Final and the NEWFA Challenge Cup Final and refereed the 2015/16 Huws Gray Cup final.