Around the Traps: Tributes flow for one of Australian rugby’s most loved figures

It’s not an exaggeration to say that the Sydney Rugby scene just won’t be the same without Robin Timmins who passed away suddenly earlier this week aged 77.

Timmins was a formidable woman who broke down numerous barriers in her time in the game and was the first ever female referee and the first woman to be made a life member of NSW Rugby.

Her death was front of conversation at the Catchpole Medal dinner earlier this week and all looked back fondly on the life of the pocket dynamo that was Timmins.

Timmins’ passions were the Woodies, referees and the Liberal Party (I’m not sure if that’s the right order) but you always knew where you stood with her.

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