SARU TMO PANEL
|Born:||16 November 1980, Cape Town|
|Home province:||Western Province - Cape Town|
|School attended:||Voortrekker High School|
|Favourite food:||Anything tasty|
Springbok 7's 2001-2007
Commonwealth Games 2002 (Bronze Medal)
Why You chose to become a referee:
I thought that it would be a great way to give back to the game after playing. Even though it took Mark Lawrence almost a year to convince me to sign up as a referee!
Started in 2013 - Western Province
Contender Squad 2015
SARU National Panel 2016
SARU Premier Panel 2017
Debuts: Currie Cup Premier 2016, SupeRugby 2017, Test 2017
Selected as part of the SANZAAR panel for 2017
SupeRugby Debut: Sunwolves vs Hurricanes 2017
Test debut: Namibia vs Senegal 2017
Currie Cup Premier debut: Pumas vs Windhoek 2016
Favourite international sportsperson:
Wayde van Niekerk
Family connection to the sport:
First in the family to take up rugby and hopefully not the last.
Being a good example and role model for the next generation by doing what I love.
Who would you like to meet:
Advice for new recruits:
Be willing to learn, with every game, whether you feel it was a good or bad performance.
Anything outdoors and a poker game every so now and then.
Did you know?
I only started playing rugby at age 16. Was a semi pro soccer player before then.
Number of matches officiated/TMO:
8 International Tests, 13 SupeRugby, 20 Currie Cup Premier, 11 First Division