Ricus van der Hoven
|Born:||27 April 1982|
|Home province:||Pumas - Standerton|
|School attended:||Oos Moot Hoërskool (Pretoria)|
|Favourite food:||Pizza, braai|
Played School rugby only.
Why You chose to become a referee:
Helped out at a local school tournament due to shortage of referees. It was my way of staying involved in a game I have loved since childhood. I was spotted by Dries Breytenbach, the Pumas Referee Ma
Started in 2006.
Contender panel 2010.
National Panel 2015
Academy week Final 2011 & 2013
Varsity Young Guns Final 2013
Varsity Shield Final 2015 /
Favourite international sportsperson:
Who would you like to meet:
Jaco Peyper and Marius vd Westhuizen
Advice for new recruits:
Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.
Golf, making food, playing guitar, writing worship songs, mountain biking, spending time with my wife and son.
Did you know?
I swam provincially for Northern Transvaal from 1992-2000.
I was selected in 1994 to take part in a children’s choir in the Carmen opera.
Carlo my son, was born in 2016.