Episode 7 - The Weekly Whistle

Episode 7 - The Weekly Whistle PLAY the WEEKLY WHISTLE and stand a chance to win R1000 courtesy of OUTsurance This week's question features a clip from the 3rd Test between South Africa and Ireland at Nelson Mandela Bay. Select A, B, C or D in the COMMENTS section below. Winners will be announced every Monday. A new episode will be posted on Tuesdays. LIKE & SHARE T's & C's Apply #LoveRugby #WeeklyWhistle

Posted by Springboks on Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Play the WEEKLY WHISTLE on the Springbok Facebook page and stand a chance to win R1000 courtesy of OUTsurance. Watch the clip and give your answer – A, B, or C – in the comments section. Winners will be announced every Monday and a new episode will be posted on Tuesday. Ts and Cs apply. Click here to go to the Facebook page and enter.

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Amy makes history

Amy Perrett will make history on Saturday when she becomes the first female assistant referee in Super Rugby....

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Referees to 3 July 2016

June's Test window is shut, the North rests and in the South Super Rugby tries to pick itself up. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Europe Picks Jutge

European Professional Club Rugby, which organises the European Champions Cup and the Challenge Cup, has appointed Joël Jutge of France to be its new referees' boss. By...

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Rasta becomes a Test referee

On Saturday, 2 July 2016, Rasta Rasivhenge will become South Africa's 70th Test referee in the line that stretches back to John Griffin in 1891. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Law discussion: Faf´s 10 metres

The following stems from an incident in the third Test between South Africa and Ireland, played in Port Elizabeth. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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U20 Final Day Referees

Paul Williams of New Zealand has been appointed to referee the final of World Rugby's Under-20 Championship on Saturday, 25 June 2016. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Kosie Horn Has Died

It has come as a shock to the rugby community in South Africa that Kosie Horn died on the afternoon of 22 June 2016. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees for National Weeks

The National Weeks are upon us, great opportunities for players, great opportunities for referees. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Big Day for Raynal

Mathieu Raynal will be driving down from his home in Perpignan to Barcelona to referee the Top 14 Final. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Clip 6 - 22 June 2016 - Law 22

No, no, Romano. The Crusaders attack the Highlanders' line. The referee twice plays advantage, the second time for a high tackle by Daniel Lienert-Brown on David Havili,...

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Clip 5 - 20 June 2016 - Law 22

Lost the ball. What if.... The Crusaders attack the Highlanders and Israel Dagg puts a grubber that bounces high into in-goal. Kieran Read chases and dives, hands out to the...

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Clip 4 - 15 June 2016 - Law 10

How late is late. Ben Smith of the Highlanders kicks the ball. Johnny McNicholl tackles Smith. The referee penalises McNicholl. The commentator is sympathetic to McNicho...

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Clip 6 - 13 June 2016 - Law 19

Offside? Motu Matu'u of the Hurricanes throws into a line-out well into his team's territory. At the back of the line-out there is a pod of three players with Mark A...

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Clip 1 - 9 June 2016 - Law 15

"The tackle is hardly complete." Greg Holmes of the Reds, who are playing in black, charges ahead and is grabbed by Wyatt Crockett of the Crusaders and the two go...

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Clip 4 - 6 June 2016 - Law 19

Playing skyscraper. Torsten van Jaarsveld of the Cheetahs throws into a line-out. Lood de Jager goes up for the ball, supported by Carl Wegner and Henco Venter. The supporti...

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Clip 5 - 6 June 2016 - Law 13

In front of the kick-off. Jean-Luc du Plessis has just converted a try by Pieter-Steph du Toit and Bernard Foley is kicking off. Waratahs stand deep, Foley lifts the ball an...

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Clip 3 - 4 June 2016 - Law 10

Obstruction, clear and obvious Joss Mann-Rea of the Brumbies throws into a line-out. Up goes Tom Staniforth to catch the ball with help from Sam Carter (5) behind him. Immed...

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Clip 4 - 4 June 2016 - Law 15

No clear release. This is a good example of the various parts of a tackle. Ofa Tu'ungafasi of the Blues charges ahead as two Kings players grab him, Edgar Marutlulle...

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Clip 3 - 3 June 2016 - Law 15

Why no try? The Crusaders break out and attack down the left. Andy Ellis of the Crusaders passes to left wing Jone Macilai who races for the left corner with no defenders in...

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Duty Ref 519 - Jaco van Heerden

Jaco van Heerden, this year a Super Rugby referee, was on his way to referee the match between South Africa A and the England Saxons in George on the Friday before the match but...

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Duty Ref 518 - Marius van der Westhuizen

Marius van der Westhuizen, a top referee, is on his way to San Jose in California. He is off to referee the match between the USA and Italy - but he still, kind man, has time to...

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Duty Ref 517 - Marius van der Westhuizen

Last week Buenos Aires, this week Nelspruit - part of the busy life of one of South Africa's top referees, Marius van der Westhuizen, and while he gathers himself in between...

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Duty Ref 516 - Apology

The Book of Proverbs said it: "In a multitude of words there shall not want sin." This may not be sin, but it was error. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Duty Ref 514 - Lesego Legoete

Lesego Legoete, whose nickname is Pro, is one of South Africa's most experienced referees with five Tests to his name. Here he answers readers' questions....

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Duty Ref 513 - Joey Klaaste-Salmans

Joey Klaaste-Salmans, a top referee in his day and now the chairman of the Western Province Referees' Society, is a fundi when it comes to what goes on in schools rugby. Her...

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Duty Ref 512 - Joey Klaaste-Salmans

Joey Klaaste-Salmans, the chairman of the Western Province Referees' Society, is also an authority on primary school rugby, for, besides being a top referee, he is also a pr...

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Duty Ref 511 - Stuart Berry

Stuart Berry is off to Argentina this week for the Super Rugby match between the Jaguares and the Kings in Buenos Aires - lucky man. But he has taken time off from tango and bee...

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Duty Ref 510 - Jaco Peyper

Jaco Peyper, one of the world's top referees, had an easy trip this past weekend - just over the hill from his Bloemfontein home to Kimberley to blow the whistle to start th...

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