SA RUGBY PANEL
|Born:||16 February 1988|
|School attended:||Piet Retief High School|
|Favourite country:||South Africa|
|Favourite food:||Pap with meat and a tomato sauce, and salad.|
Played 3 years for Piet Retief High School 1st team. Toured Argentina in 2005
Why You chose to become a referee:
I picked up a serious injury while I was a Piet Retief club rugby player. Then a school friend (Janneman Roberts) invited me to join him as at Northern Natal referee Sub society (Lammergeier).
Started refereeing in 2011
SA Primary school panel: 2013 - 2015
Academy Squad 2014
National Panel 2015 to current
u/13 Craven Week 2013-2015
u/18 Craven Week 2015-2016, 2018
u/16 Grant Khomo 2016
First u/21: Blue Bulls vs Western Province 2016
Refereed at Kenya 7s 2016
Refereed Final : Dubai Invitational 7s tournament 2016
Refereed u/19 Currie Cup Final 2016 & 2018
Refereed in Sanix Youth tournament 2017
Favourite international sportsperson:
Fiji Rugby team. The way they stand together as a group, so humble as if they were one person.
Disabled people who do their best besides their physical challenge and how they overcome different challenges.
Who would you like to meet:
Mrs VA Msibi (my Mother) and Mr Piet Roodt (a humble leader)
Advice for new recruits:
Keep your feet on the ground and focus on your goals. Work to be better than yesterday.
Did you know?
My first sub-society meeting in Northern KZN where I did the referee fitness test, the Chairman Mr Gerrie Nel laid the foundation when he spoke the following words of life into my career: "Young man, rugby will take you to places. Continue to work hard."