Bradford Telegraph and ArgusIlkley RL ref Stuart receives MBE from Queen (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)

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Ilkley RL ref Stuart receives MBE from Queen

Bradford Telegraph and Argus: Stuart Cummings receives his MBE from the Queen Stuart Cummings receives his MBE from the Queen

Former Rugby Football League match officials director Stuart Cummings yesterday received his MBE from the Queen at Buckingham Palace.

Mr Cummings, 53, pictured above receiving his honour, who left the sport's governing body a year ago after 11 years, was given the award for services to rugby league.

He started working as a referee in 1988, before reaching the top level in 1991. He officiated at the 1995 and 2000 World Cup finals and went on to work for the RFL in 2002.

He now runs his own consultancy business working in different sports, including rugby league and weight lifting.

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