Raelene Castle is the Chief Executive Officer of Rugby Australia.
She is the former Chief Executive Officer of National Rugby League club Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs and Netball New Zealand. Before beginning her career in sports administration with Netball New Zealand in 2007, Castle was a successful communications and marketing executive in the corporate sector. She is a former head of business marketing at Telecom NZ, communications manager at Bank of New Zealand and a marketing manager for Fuji Xerox.
She also has a rich sporting background as a former representative-level netball, tennis and lawn bowls player and as the daughter of New Zealand rugby league captain, Bruce Castle and three-time Commonwealth Games lawn bowls medallist, Marlene Castle.
Castle has held several governance roles in sport, previously serving as a board director of the ANZ Championship netball, the International Federations of Netball Associations (IFNA) and as chair of the NRL club CEO’s leadership group.
Castle was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in 2015 for services to Business and Sport.Log in to view