News

SARU appoints for Classic Clashes

18 Nov 2014

The South African Rugby Referees' Association (SARRA), which manages the appointment of referees in the schools game in association with SARU, has changed its policy slightly on appointments to high-profile schools matches.

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Regional Academy Managers for 2015

18 Nov 2014

Eugene de Villiers, the referee operations manager of the South Africa Rugby Referees' Association, has sent out the names and contact details of the four regional academy managers for 2015.

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Law discussion: Who put it out?

17 Nov 2014

There were similar incidents in two of the weekend's matches with different outcomes. They were, note, similar but not the same.

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Referees to 23 November 2014

17 Nov 2014

It is Jaco Peyper's turn to be at Twickenham this week while Glen Jackson has the big one in Dublin.

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RFU probes homophobic slander

13 Nov 2014

The Rugby Football Union, England's ruling body, has launched an investigation into alleged homophobic and racial abuse of the Welsh referee Nigel Owens by a group of England supporters during the defeat by New Zealand at Twickenham last Saturday.

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Hansen wants ´Varsity Cup white card´

12 Nov 2014

It has been successfully trialled in South Africa and now All Black coach Steve Hansen wants the Varsity Cup initiative to be used worldwide.

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2014 Referees´ Camp

12 Nov 2014

The annual get-together for the top referees of South Africa will be in November this year, instead of in the New Year as usual and will be at the Riverside Sun Resort on the banks of the Vaal River in Vereeniging.

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Referees to 16 November 2014

11 Nov 2014

There are more Tests again in this the third week of November's 'window', the main ones at Twickenham and Stade de France with its scarred playing surface, as the invasion of Europe goes on.

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Big Ban for Ref Insult

07 Nov 2014

Racing-Métro backline coach Laurent Labit has been handed a 15-week ban for his disparaging comments against the referee in his side's loss against Stade Français.

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SA Referees´ Panels for 2015

06 Nov 2014

The SA Rugby Referees' Association has made known the panels for 2015. There are changes.

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