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Law discussion: two tries at Craven Week

24 Jul 2014

At the end of Craven Week we received a 'question' from a reader about two tries. Because the reader's assertions are interesting in the regularity with which they appear, we have decided to discuss them.

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Peyper, Jackson for semis

21 Jul 2014

SANZAR has appointed the referees for Saturday's semifinals. Jaco Peyper will referee in Sydney, Glen Jackson in Christchurch.

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Referees to 27 July 2014

21 Jul 2014

There are no Tests this week but that is just for this week. But there are the semifinals of Super Rugby, one in Sydney and one in Christchurch. They are top matches.

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EP refs back on the field

21 Jul 2014

The Eastern Province Rugby Referees Society will return to adjudicating club matches after EPRU cancelled all club games last weekend over the poor treatment of referees.

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Rasta heads to the Commonwealth Games

21 Jul 2014

Rasta Rasivhenge of South Africa will blow the whistle to get the Commonwealth Games Sevens started in Glasgow when New Zealand play Canada.

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Rametsi, the Final Referee

19 Jul 2014

The final whistle is blown on the 2014 Craven Week when the match between Eastern Province and South Western Districts comes to an end and the man to blow that final whistle is Oregopotse Rametsi, a 28-year-old Leopards referee.

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Women refs amongst the men

18 Jul 2014

Women referees in Australia are more and more refereeing men's matches. One of them will make history in Queensland on Saturday when she becomes the first woman to referee a top grade men's match in Brisbane.

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Red lines in Middelburg

17 Jul 2014

The psalmist sang: The boundary lines have fallen to me in pleasant places. In Middelburg for the Craven Week, those lines are red.

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No referees, no matches

17 Jul 2014

The Eastern Province Referees' Society informed their union that they would not be appointing referees to club matches for this coming Saturday because of the unpleasant treatment of referees at club matches. The Union discussed the matter and decided to call off all club matches this weekend.

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CW. Rametsi to ref Final Match

17 Jul 2014

Oregopotse Rametsi of the Leopards Referees' Society will referee the prestigious main match on the last day of the 2014 Craven Week in Middelburg.

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