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OUTsurance Referee of the Year

Jaco Peyer was awarded the OUTsurance Referee of the Year award at the annual SA Rugby Awards for the 2020 season.

This is the fourth time he received this prestige award (2012, 2017, 2018) sponsored by OUTsurance.

SA Rugby Referee Manager, Banks Yantolo, “Congrats Peyps on your remarkable achievement, your obsession and living by the famous quote-‘The main thing is to keep the main thing, the main thing’ is an inspiration and a challenge to many referees following in your footsteps”.

OUTsurance CEO, Danie Matthee, congratulated the experienced Peyper on his award: “Congratulations to Jaco Peyper for a great performance throughout a challenging year. There’s no denying the impeccabl...

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OUTsurance Referee of the Year

Jaco Peyer was awarded the OUTsurance Referee of the Year award at the annual SA Rugby Awards for the 2020 season....

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Round 2 of the preparation series. One significant change is that teams will play on a ten-day cycle (rather than each week) to manage COVID testing protocols....

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SA Rugby announced the kick-off of the 2021 season with a number of preparation series matches for eight provincial teams....

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WPRRS Tribute to Allan O’Connell

WP Referees pay Tribute to Alan O´Connell by producing a video in his memory....

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The Carling Currie Cup final is at hand with two teams battling to be crowned Carling Currie Cup champions of 2020. Jaco Peyper will join a select group of referees who have tak...

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OUTsurance Referee of the Year

OUTsurance Referee of the Year

Jaco Peyer was awarded the OUTsurance Referee of the Year award at the annual SA Rugby Awards for the 2020 season.

Referees to 10 March 2021

Referees to 10 March 2021

Round 2 of the preparation series. One significant change is that teams will play on a ten-day cycle (rather than each week) to manage COVID testing protocols.

Referees to 28 February 2021

Referees to 28 February 2021

SA Rugby announced the kick-off of the 2021 season with a number of preparation series matches for eight provincial teams.

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