Jack Cottrell

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.

May 1, 2019

A gay man's response to Australian cricketer James Faulkner 'coming out'

Cricketer James Faulkner 'came out' on social media this week, except it all turned out to be a joke. Jack Cottrel responds. 

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Jun 30, 2018

For the love of the game: a Kiwi ref goes to the gay rugby World Cup

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.

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