He also said that fact was corroborated by a friend, a league referee who was not working the playoffs, who called him.
Gary Bennett is an Australian former rugby league referee.
"They have gone from $25,000 to $43,000 for a minor league referee."
Mohammed Drizza (aged 27) is a French rugby league referee.
Martin had a successful career as a rugby league referee and administrator.
Following a number of shoulder separation injuries, he became a league referee.
He continued to be involved in rugby after his retirement, becoming a rugby league referee.
He was the secretary of Walsall F.C. during the late 1890s, before becoming a league referee.
House later became a rugby league referee.
Prominent league referees were fired for cheating the Internal Revenue Service.