Outgoing referee Matt Cecchin

Warriors' touching tribute to retiring referee Matt Cecchin

Cecchin announced earlier this month he's hanging up the boots at the end of the season, after revealing he and his family received death threats following last year's World Cup.

His troubles began last November when he made the call that Tongan fans blame for their 20-18 loss to England at Mt Smart Stadium.

Forward Andrew Fifita lost the ball just a few metres short of the try-line - Cecchin called a knock-on without video review, others saw it as a strip. International Rugby League later confirmed that he had indeed made the correct call.