Adriaan AJ Jacobs
|Born:||19 March 1985, Kimberley|
|Married to:||Anja Jacobs|
|Home province:||Griffons - Welkom|
|School attended:||Piet Retief Primary and Welkom Gymnasium High School.|
|Favourite country:||South Africa|
|Favourite food:||Fillet and chips|
u/13 Craven week 1998 for Pumas
u/16 Grant Khomo 2001 for Griffons
u/19 Griffons Provincial 2004
u/21 Griffons Provincial 2006
Amateur Provincial 2007
SA Rhino League 2008
Why You chose to become a referee:
It’s the best seat in the house, constantly brings new challenges and I was too small to make it onto the bigger stages of the game.
Started in 2009 as part of being a Primary School Teacher.
National Panel 2015 to 2017
Premier Panel 2018 to Current
Debuts: Currie Cup Premier 2015
Currie Cup Premier debut: Cheetahs vs Griquas 2015
SupeRugby debut: Sunwolves vs Waratahs 2019
u/21 Currie Cup Final 2016
Varsity Cup Final: FNB Maties vs FNB Pukke 2018
Academic Week Final 2014
Craven Week Final 2015
Favourite international sportsperson:
Family connection to the sport:
Father played Rugby.
I will show you better than I can ever tell you.
Who would you like to meet:
Jake White and Eddie Jones
Jaco Peyper and Mark Lawrence
Advice for new recruits:
You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets. Stay humble and be the hardest worker in the room.
Fitness Shows and time with Family.
Did you know?
I'm a Level 3 Hurdles Coach
Number of matches officiated/TMO:
8 SupeRugby, 23 Currie Cup Premier