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Legoete - September´s Referee of the Month

01 Oct 2014

September has just ended, which means that three-quarters of the year is gone, and Lesego Legoete of the Golden Lions Referees' Society has been named the Marriott Referee of the Month for September.

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Ex-players take up the whistle

30 Sep 2014

Nothing beats experience, so the decision by two ex-national players to take up the whistle upon retirement is great news for refereeing in South Africa.

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IRB´s conversion clarification

30 Sep 2014

At the request of Scotland the IRB has clarified the law if a team prefers not to take a conversion after a try.

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Young ref goes to Paris

30 Sep 2014

Jaco van Heerden, a young referee who has made great strides this year, is overjoyed at the news that he is to head for France on Thursday to referee two club matches, the first South African referee to referee such matches.

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No Boland matches fixed

30 Sep 2014

Boland bosses have been cleared on allegation of match-fixing by the South African Rugby Union.

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´Rip up the law book´

30 Sep 2014

All Black coach Steve Hansen called for Rugby Union to "rip up the rule book" and simplify its laws after a string of officiating blunders in the Rugby Championship.

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WP black-tie dinner a success

29 Sep 2014

The Western Province Rugby Referees' Society staged its 12th black-tie dinner and once again it was a resounding success.

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Referees to 5 October 2014

29 Sep 2014

It's the last round of SANZAR's rugby championship but, never fear, there will be Tests, this time in Europe.

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Price on a referee´s Head

24 Sep 2014

An age-group player put a price on a referee's head - R1 000 to any player who tackles the referee.

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Referees to 28 September 2014

22 Sep 2014

Tests are back this week with the fifth round of SANZAR's Rugby championship and the first leg of the World Cup qualifiers between in Russia and Uruguay with George Clancy of Ireland to help the game along.

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