2012 Craven Week match officials
Craven Week is important for players, especially ambitious players; so it is important for match officials, their first chance of exposure.
Craven Week is important for players, especially ambitious players; so it is important for match officials, their first chance of exposure and, more importantly, a chance to learn lots and lots through discussion, instruction and observation.
Included amongst those who can teach the match officials valuable lessons are André Watson, who refereed two World Cup Finals and is now South Africa's refereeing boss, Tappe Henning, the former Test referee who is an IRB referees' selector, and Jaco Peyper, the current Test referee who refereed three Tests last month.
Referees: Rodney Bonaparte (Eastern Province), Stephan Geldenhuys (BB), Eduan Nel (Golden Lions), Tahla Simo Ntshakaza (Sharks), Rametsi Oregopotse (Leopards), Jaco Kotze (Free State), Hein Gericke (WP), Dilbert November (South Western Districts), Cwengile Jadezweni (WP), Gerrie de Bruin (BB).
Assistant referees: Local
Assistant referees' assessor: Neville Heilbron
Selectors: Tappe Henning, Dennis Immelman, Arrie Schoonwinkel.
Assessor: Jacques Hugo
TMO Mentor: Johann Meuwesen
General Manager Referees: André Watson
Referee Manager: Pappas Gabriel