Graham Annesley
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"Graham Annesley", an Australian former politician, was a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly representing Electoral district of Miranda/Miranda for the Liberal Party of Australia from New South Wales state election, 2011/2011 to 2013. From 3 April 2011 to 28 August 2013 he was the Minister for Sport and Recreation (New South Wales)/Minister for Sport and Recreation in the Barry O'Farrell/O'Farrell New South Wales Ministry/Government.

Annesley is the chief executive officer of the Gold Coast Titans team in the National Rugby League. Annesley is a former chief operating officer of the National Rugby League, and a former leading rugby league referee.

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Beyond that, as this case could finish up before the judiciary panel, I can make no comment at this stage.

Our advice is that the replacement of turf that has taken place over the last 48 hours is going to solve the problem for this weekend.

I have had a conversation with the referee by telephone; he is going to go home and submit a report to me overnight. At this stage I can't say any more until we get further information from the referee and look at the video.

When John finishes his current suspension, if he is serious about becoming a referee, it might give him a greater appreciation of the difficulties that go with the job.