Referees to 26 October 201421 Oct 2014
It's a Final week - finals in South Africa and New Zealand. There is a semifinal in Australia's new competition. It is all exciting stuff with pressures on match officials, especially Craig Joubert and Glen Jackson.
CC Final Referees, 1939-201421 Oct 2014
Craig Joubert is one of 26 referees to referee a Currie Cup Final since the first one in 1939.
Refereeing the Final21 Oct 2014
All referees who have refereed a Currie Cup Final will say that it was a, if not the, highlight of their refereeing career, even those who have refereed Test matches. And this week it's Craig Joubert.
Love lost?21 Oct 2014
A beloved leaves. That's the stuff of some of the great poetry, the great novels, great works of art, for it creates some of the greatest anguish man can experience.
Joubert for the Final20 Oct 2014
Craig Joubert has been appointed to referee the 2014 Currie Cup Final at Newlands on Saturday, 25 October. It will be his second Currie Cup Final.
The Hartley Case19 Oct 2014
The decision of the judicial officer to clear Ryno Barnes of verbal abuse directed at the referee and to take his word instead of that of the assistant referee is in sharp contrast to what Dylan Hartley experienced.
Ryno Barnes cleared18 Oct 2014
Griquas hooker Ryno Barnes on Friday was cleared of wrongdoing after receiving a red card in their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls last weekend for allegedly verbally abusing the referee.
Rugby´s first ´own try´17 Oct 2014
The Sydney prop who scored Rugby Union's first ever 'own try' says he's still a bit stunned by the refereeing howler that's gone viral around the world.
Knock-out matches: in case of a draw16 Oct 2014
On this weekend there are three finals and six semifinals. In each of those nine matches there must be a winner. But what happens in the case of a draw?
18 months for referee abuse15 Oct 2014
The Golden Lions Rugby Union has slapped a hefty ban on a player for 'blatant disrespect' of a match official.