Lusanda Mtiya

Born: 14 April 1982
Height: 1.64
Weight: 59 Kg
Home province: KZN
School attended: Cradock High School
Favourite country: South Africa
Favourite food: Samp and beans

Rugby history:

Played Rugby (Women):

2002-2015 Club Rugby

2003-2015 KZN 15s and 7s

2011 Nations Cup, Canada

2012 Incoming Tour against the Nomads, Cape Town

2013 Nations Cup, USA


Why You chose to become a referee:

Having played rugby for 13 years, I felt it was time I contributed to the game differently.

Refereeing history:

Started in 2014 where I refereed at the Kearsney Easter Tournament.

2015 Refereed at Durban North College and Glenwood Easter Tournaments
2016 Durban North and Glenwood Easter Tournaments
2016 KZN Panel
2016 Grey High School Tournament
2016 U16 and U18 National weeks
2016 Women’s Inter Provincial

Career highlights:

2016 U18 Girls National Week, where I refereed Zimbabwe against Griquas.

Favourite international sportsperson:

Marion Jones


Getting up each morning knowing that it is a brand new day with brand new challenges.

Who would you like to meet:

Jose Mourinho



Advice for new recruits:

You learn something new every time you referee.

Did you know?

I was invited to a SARRA referee camp in 2006, I carried on playing rugby since I wanted to make the National team.

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