Queensland's leading referees are a resilient bunch.
So resilient, in fact, that they put their bodies and minds through the ultimate endurance test – the 'Coolangatta Gold'.
The Gold Coast exercise, run by NRL Referees Coach Andrew Dunemann, pushed the match officials to breaking point.
But they carried on to complete the gruelling challenge in a spirited performance that went for hours on end.
Now they’re ready for anything the 2017 rugby league season throws at them.
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