Jack Remiel Cottrell lives in Auckland and works in the nebulous fields of communications and online content. He has been a rugby referee since 2010 and shows no signs of becoming Nigel Owens.
Cricketer James Faulkner 'came out' on social media this week, except it all turned out to be a joke. Jack Cottrel responds.
The Bingham Cup, known as the 'gay rugby World Cup', took place in Amsterdam earlier this month. Aucklander Jack Cottrell was there as a referee – until a devastating injury reminded him that rugby can be as cruel as it is beautiful.