‘TMO should say sorry to Cheetahs’

May 5, 2017 5

Tweet Brendan Venter says Johan Greeff should have apologised to the Cheetahs for disallowing a legitimate try against the Crusaders last Saturday. The Cheetahs were trailing 15-7 late in the first half when Ox Nche put […]

Barrett-Theron continues to break new ground

March 16, 2017 0

Tweet Top female referee Aimee Barrett-Theron on Monday continued to break new ground by becoming the first female referee on SA Rugby’s national panel to take charge of a men’s match in a domestic competition. […]

The man in the middle

February 6, 2017 0

Tweet SANZAAR has announced the 19-man referee team that will officiate the 2017 Super Rugby season. It contains a mix of seasoned professionals, several referees who now have one to two years of Super Rugby […]

Jadezweni third SA referee to make Test debut

August 23, 2016 0

Tweet Cwengile 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 […]

Joubert to take whistle at Newlands

February 23, 2016 6

Tweet SANZAAR 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 […]

Referees prepare for law variations in Super Rugby

February 2, 2016 0

Tweet SANZAAR 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 […]

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

Tweet There 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 […]

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

Tweet New 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 […]

Joubert selected to referee Sevens

August 25, 2015 2

Tweet World 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 […]

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