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 […]

Three top referees renewed contracts with SARU

August 6, 2015 0

Tweet Three 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 […]

Was McCaw’s try legal?

July 28, 2015 13

Tweet When 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 […]

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 […]

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