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Marius Jonker bows out

30 Oct 2014

Marius Jonker, one of the top referees in the world in his time, has decided refereed his last in the big arena of South African rugby.

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New Appointment for Hoffman

30 Oct 2014

In a joint venture between the Australian Rugby Union and Queensland Rugby, Rohan Hoffman has been appointed the match officials development manager for Queensland.

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Marius gets top awards

29 Oct 2014

It was a lively evening out at the Stellenbosch Protea Hotel on Friday night for the Western Province Referees' Society's annual awards dinner - a lively and enjoyable evening, in which Marius van der Westhuizen won the major awards.

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Referees to 2 November 2014

28 Oct 2014

Craig Joubert is very much a wandering referee and this week he will be in Chicago when the USA play the All Blacks at the Soldiers Field, the home ground of gridiron club Chicago Bears.

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Referees to 26 October 2014

21 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.

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CC Final Referees, 1939-2014

21 Oct 2014

Craig Joubert is one of 26 referees to referee a Currie Cup Final since the first one in 1939.

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Refereeing the Final

21 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.

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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.

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Joubert for the Final

20 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.

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The Hartley Case

19 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.

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