Stand a chance to Shadow the Referee19 Jun 2013
SARU Referees is giving you the chance to shadow the referee during this year’s ABSA Currie Cup Competition. From 28 June to 12 October you’ll have the opportunity to become the ref’s shadow on match day.
Referee changes19 Jun 2013
An injury to Johnny Lacey has necessitate changes to the match officials at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday and an injury to Jonathan Kaplan has forced him to withdraw from a match in Kampala..
Referees to 23 June 201317 Jun 2013
It's the first Test of the B&I Lions' tour to Australia this week, always an exciting event, and Chris Pollock of New Zealand is the man to referee it.
Marlize blows into Africa15 Jun 2013
Marlize Jordaan, one of the world's top female rugby referees, is travelling on her whistle again. This time she is off to Kenya.
Clip on new scrum procedures14 Jun 2013
André Watson, South Africa's refereeing boss, has sent out a series of IRB clips on the new engagement procedure for scrums in the desperate hope that scrummaging will be improved.
Referees to 16 June 201310 Jun 2013
International rugby continues and in a big way on all continents with a lot of focus on the B&I Lions' tour as it builds towards the Test.
The Lady of the Refs Honoured10 Jun 2013
Almost five decades of service to the NSW rugby community has today seen Mrs Robin Timmins recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
Jaco shifted09 Jun 2013
Jaco Peyper was originally appointed to referee the match between the B&I Lions and the Reds. But he did not do the match.
Law Changes07 Jun 2013
The IRB held its Annual Meeting and a Special Meeting on 8 May 2013 and promulagtes law changes of which the scrum law is the most significant.
Referee to 9 June 201304 Jun 2013
The Lions start and Tests start, the Junior World Trophy continues and the Junior World Championship starts. It is a testing time for the top referees in the world.
Jason starts Nations Cup03 Jun 2013
Jason Jaftha of South Africa will blow the whistle to start the IRB's Nations Cup in Bucharest on 8 June 2013.
Law Discussion: try & penalty01 Jun 2013
The Reds play the Rebels, and there is an angry moment.
Marius up, Christie back30 May 2013
On 29 May 2013, South African Referees' Association has announced the names of its new panels. Marius van der Westhuizen has been moved up from the reserves to the Elite Group into the Elite Group.
Referees for JWRC30 May 2013
Nine referees have been appointed by the IRB to officiate at the Junior World Championship matches in France in June.
Referees to 2 June 201328 May 2013
The massive match this weekend is a club match - the Final of the Top 14 between Toulon and Castres at a packed Stade de France with Jérôme Garcès to referee it.
Top player, top match, top ban26 May 2013
Northampton Saints' captain Dylan Hartley will miss the British and Irish Lions' tour to Australia after being hit with an 11-week ban for verbally abusing a match official.
Kaplan encourages high-school refs23 May 2013
Jonathan Kaplan recently addressed a packed assembly at Wynberg Boys’ High - one of an increasing number of schools taking up a SARU Referees’ initiative to train learners to officiate in school games.
Barnes heads into Final22 May 2013
Wayne Barnes, a 34-year-old lawyer from the West Country, has been appointed to referee his fifth Final of England's Premiership, his third in succession when Leicester Tigers play Northampton Saints at Twickenham on Saturday.
Referees to 26 May 201321 May 2013
There is a huge Final at Twickenham when Leicester Tigers play Northampton Saints and the all-Ireland Final of the Pro 12, the competition for the Celtic nations.
Law discussion: forward, knock-on or neither20 May 2013
The Highlanders attack with enthusiasm, the Bulls defend with determination and the Bulls score a try - which again provoked debate.