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Two Head for Argentina

01 Apr 2015

Two young South African referees are heading for Argentina this month as part of an exchange.

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Referees for Eastertide, 2015

30 Mar 2015

This week is Holy Week and Lent ends in the alleluias of Easter, not just a time of prayer and chocolate eggs but also a time of rugby.

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Mpho Matsaung - refereeing his bit

27 Mar 2015

One of three ex-players who played provincial rugby and have become referees is Mpho Matsaung of Griqualand West.

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Jacques Nieuwenhuis - RWC to referee

26 Mar 2015

Jacques Nieuwenhuis went to two Rugby World Cups as a player - France in 2007 and New Zealand in 2011. Now, just turned 35, he is a referee and loving it.

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Varsity Cup Changes the Goalposts

26 Mar 2015

For the last two rounds of the Varsity Cup the shape of the goalposts will change - from the traditions H-shape, as used originally at Rugby School in Warwickshire to the wishbone posts used in gridiron football.

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Top Players Become Referees

25 Mar 2015

Just recently some ex-players who played top rugby have become referees. Three of these are in South Africa - provincial players, one a Super Rugby player, one an international player. It is a most encouraging phenomenon.

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Egon Seconds - Referee

25 Mar 2015

Egon Seconds was a great wing in his day - fast, elusive, skilful. Now, 34 years of age, he is set fair to becoming a top referee.

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Referees to 30 March 2015

24 Mar 2015

Calm. Refereeing sails into relatively calm waters this weekend as the Six Nations and the European Nations Cup both end.

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Walsh hangs up his Whistle

20 Mar 2015

Steve Walsh, a rugby referee in the top category of rugby referees, is to end his career with immediate effect.

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Referees to 23 March 2015

17 Mar 2015

It's the last round of the Six Nations with all to play for in all matches since Wales's defeat of Ireland. After all Ireland, England, Wales and even France can still win the title.

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