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Referees to 18 March 2019
All eyes will be on Cardiff this weekend when Wales play Ireland in the final round of the 2019 Six Nations. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.
Referee Nika Amashukeli of Georgia travelled from Tblissi to Bedford in England to referee the Under-20 match between England and Italy - he was "blood-binned".
Referees to 11 March 2019
Six Nations again this week with the exciting prospect of seeing Ireland hosting France in Dublin with Ben O'Keeffe of New Zealand to referee it. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.
Duty Ref 551 - Jaco Peyper
Just back from refereeing the Six Nations match between Wales and England in Cardiff, and doing it excellently, and even more recently back from Durban and the Super Rugby match between the Sharks and the Stormers, Jaco Peyper grabs a gulp of breath and answers readers' questions.
Duty Ref 550 - Lourens van der Merwe
In his more active days, Lourens van der Merwe was a Test referee. Now he is more sedentary as a TMO. He was teaching at Grey College and the chairman of the Free State Referees' Society. Then he moved to Klerksdorp as the deputy principal of Hoërskool Wesvalia with plenty to keep him busy. But he is already involved in the Leopards Referees' Society and, bless him, he is always ready to answer readers' questions.
Duty Ref 549 - Marius van der Westhuizen
Just before heading off to Durban to referee a Currie Cup semifinal, Marius van der Westhuizen, a top referee, answers readers' questions.
Clip 4 – 19 March 2019 - Law 8
Points count! A penalty try guarantees seven points, a try five points with the opportunity to get another two if the goalkick is successful. Elton Jantjies of the Lions grubbers, and...
Clip 5 – 18 March 2019 - Law 17
Tommaso Allen of Italy kicks high and long down towards the England goal-line. Well inside his 22, England No.8 Vunipola catches the ball and claims a mark. The referee awards the free ki...
Clip 1 – 15 February 2019 - Law 15
Ireland attacks France and get closer and closer to the goal-line. Jordan Larmour is stopped about five metres from the line and France win a turnover. The ball comes back to big S&ea...