Jadezweni third SA referee to make Test debut

August 23, 2016 0

TweetCwengile Jadezweni will become the third of South Africa’s young and upcoming refereering corps to make his Test debut this year when he takes charge of the match between Kenya and Hong Kong in Nairobi […]

Joubert to take whistle at Newlands

February 23, 2016 6

TweetSANZAAR on Tuesday announced the match official appointments for the opening rounds of Vodacom Super Rugby, with Craig Joubert, the most experienced referee on the panel, handed the highly-anticipated North-South derby between the DHL Stormers […]

Referees prepare for law variations in Super Rugby

February 2, 2016 0

TweetSANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos today confirmed that the Super Rugby referees, under the guidance of Game Manager Lyndon Bray, gathered in Sydney for their annual training camp while the Executive Committee had approved a series […]

Slight Law Changes for 2016 Super Rugby

January 21, 2016 0

Tweet South Africa’s top match officials met in Newlands for its annual course and were told small changes to the laws..by SA Referees Website The changes make things clearer, always a good idea for laws. […]

New bonus point system for Super Rugby

January 21, 2016 8

TweetThere are a few new regulations this year for Super Rugby teams to adapt to0, and one of the most significant changes comes with the bonus point system. SANZAR will use a different try-scoring bonus […]

Law changes set for 2016

December 24, 2015 0

Tweet World Rugby has announced that a number of minor amendments and closed law trials will come into effect in 2016. A number of minor law amendments approved and announced in September will come into […]

Chris Pollock retires from international rugby

November 12, 2015 1

TweetNew Zealand’s most senior referee, Chris Pollock, has retired from international rugby. Pollock, 43, has returned to full-time teaching in his home province of Hawke’s Bay. Pollock was on the refereeing panel for the recent Rugby […]

Joubert selected to referee Sevens

August 25, 2015 2

TweetWorld Rugby has announced that Rugby World Cup 2011 final referee Craig Joubert has made the cut for the team of 12 match officials selected for the 2015/16 World Rugby Sevens Series. The South African […]

Three top referees renewed contracts with SARU

August 6, 2015 0

TweetThree of South Africa’s leading referees have renewed their contracts with the South African Rugby Union for a further four years, the organisation announced on Thursday. Craig Joubert and Jaco Peyper, who will officiate at […]

Was McCaw’s try legal?

July 28, 2015 13

TweetWhen McCaw went over the try line on Saturday to score what was the winning try, I turned to my friend and said that I do not think that is legal. My first reaction was […]

André Watson’s employment terminated

July 3, 2015 6

Tweet The South African Rugby Union (SARU) today confirmed the arbitration award that was issued by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to the effect that the employment of André Watson, the General […]

Referees´ Dispute

April 14, 2015 1

TweetSome members of the South African Rugby Referees Association (SARRA) are at loggerheads with SARU’s manager of referees, André Watson, and this has now come to a head at a meeting with an independent arbitrator. […]

Two SA Referees in World Cup group

April 8, 2015 1

TweetTwo of South Africa’s elite referees, Craig Joubert and Jaco Peyper, have been named in an experienced 12-man referee panel to officiate at the Rugby World Cup in England, while Stuart Berry and Shaun Veldsman […]

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