Rowan Kitt



International RFU Referee, Rowan Kitt (m. 1991) did a PGCE at Christ’s before teaching History at Bryanston and Charterhouse schools.  During his time at Christ’s, Rowan played rugby for the College, and went on to coach rugby and cricket as a teacher once he graduated.  He became an RFU National Panel rugby referee on the elite list, progressing up to officiating for international matches.  He became a Television Match Official (TMO) in 2013 and has since officiated at the European Champions Cup Final, the Aviva Premiership Final, as well as completing 30 Test Matches. 


During the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, Rowan was selected as one of the TMOs for the event. 


As well as his duties as international RFU referee, Rowan is also the Development Director of Queen’s College, Cambridge.  The Cambridge Independent carried an article on him in advance of the World Cup: