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Owens for Europe´s Final

22 Apr 2015

Unsurprisingly, Nigel Owens of Wales has been appointed by the European Professional Rugby Clubs (EPRC) to referee the Final of the Champions Cup while Jérôme Garcès of France will referee the Challenge Cup Final.

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Law Changes Suggested

22 Apr 2015

Alan Zondagh, who played top rugby, has coached top rugby in his long career and now runs a Rugby Performance Centre, is one of the game's great thinkers. He has made some suggestions for law changes which could break the cycle of stodgy predictability plaguing the game. The opinions are his own but are worthy of thought and comment.

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Referees to 26 April 2015

21 Apr 2015

Europe's finalists were decided last weekend and now it's back to club contests - but with internationals in Europe, Asia and South America. No rest for referees.

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Referees for Wildeklawer

16 Apr 2015

SA Referees have announced the match officials for the Wildeklawer Super Schools Rugby Tournament in Kimberley later this month. There are 13 referees and five coaches.

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Law Discussion: catch at touchline

15 Apr 2015

Ever seen this before? It is an interesting incident - interesting and complicated.

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Concussion concern

15 Apr 2015

The New Zealand Rugby Union are reconsidering their concussion procedures after a Highlanders player remarkably returned to the field in a Super Rugby game last weekend.

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Referees´ Dispute

14 Apr 2015

Some members of the South African Rugby Referees Association (SARRA) are at loggerheads with SARU's manager of referees, André Watson, and this has now come to a head at a meeting with an independent arbitrator.

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Referees to 19 April 2015

14 Apr 2015

Europe is back in cut-throat action with the semifinals. There is a Final in Scotland and a Final in Spain. In South Africa, Varsity Cup has its Finals.

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Referees for Europe´s semis

13 Apr 2015

European Professional Club Rugby has announced the referees for the semifinals of their Champions Cup and Challenge Cup this weekend.

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Joey moves - in, up and out

10 Apr 2015

Joey Klaaste-Salmans, who has given great service to rugby and refereeing and has achieved much from doing so, is moving into a new position in education which will mean that he will, at least temporarily, move out of refereeing.

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