Profiles/Interviews

An aspiring international referee from St Lucia

An aspiring international referee from St Lucia

Chantel John is a rugby pioneer and aspiring international referee from St. Lucia. As she balances her life as a police officer during the COVID-19 pandemic with her rugby aspirations, John spoke to World Rugby about chasing her goals in a changing world.

Jonker - A TMO at the Top

Jonker - A TMO at the Top

Marius Jonker is a well-known citizen of Richards Bay, a harbour town up on Northern KZN coast, just under 180 km from Durban. It is above all officiating at rugby matches that has made Jonker well-known. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Referee Uys in Ireland

Referee Uys in Ireland

The movement of referee below senior internationals is growing. South Africa has had referees at Craven Week and in the August Under-18 internationals from Italy, Scotland and Wales, and South African Divan Uys of the Western Province Referees' Society has been the first South African abroad in this way. 

Aimee in New Zealand

Aimee in New Zealand

Aimee Barrett-Theron is back home after her intercontinental refereeing. In the last two months, she has refereed in California (two Tests), Johannesburg, Cape Town and, just last Saturday, Auckland, New Zealand. She is home again and tells us of her Eden Park experience.

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