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Referees for IRB Sevens

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 09:50
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Clearly Sevens is gaining momentum as Olympic Games participation in 2016 draws nearer.

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Paddy O'Brien, the IRB's manager of Sevens referees has announced the referees for the expanding Sevens Series which starts in Australia in October this year.

The Gold Coast is a recent addition to the Sevens and there are another two new venues - La Plata in Argentina and Tokyo.

Clearly Sevens is gaining momentum as Olympic Games participation in 2016 draws nearer.

Australia and South Africa each have two referees on the circuit. Then there is one referee each fro Argentina, Canada, England, Fiji, France, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Samoa, Scotland, South Africa and Wales.

Tournaments

2012
13/14 October
2012: Gold Coast
20/21 October: La Plata
30 November/1 December: Dubai
7/8 December: Port Elizabeth

2013
1/2 February
: Wellington
8/9/10 February: Las Vegas
22/23/24 March: Hong Kong
30/31 March: Tokyo
4/5 May: Glasgow
11/12 May: London

Referees

Federico Anselmi (Argentina), Bryan Arciero (Canada), James Bolabiu (Fiji), Taizo Hirabayashi (Japan), David Keane (Ireland), Michael Kelly (USA),Tui Komiti (Samoa), James McPhail (New Zealand), Anthony Moyes (Australia), Matt O'Brien (Australia), Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), Alexandre Ruiz (France), Andrea Spadoni (Italy), Ian Tempest (England), Rhys Thomas (Wales), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), Kevin White (Scotland)

Appointments

Gold Coast: James McPhail, Anthony Moyes, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Federico Anselmi, Matt O'Brien, James Bolabiu, Taizo Hirabayashi, David Keane

La Plata: James McPhail, Anthony Moyes, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Federico Anselmi, Matt O'Brien, James Bolabiu, Taizo Hirabayashi, David Keane

Dubai: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Federico Anselmi, Matt O'Brien, James Bolabiu, Anthony Moyes, David Keane

Port Elizabeth: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Federico Anselmi, Matt O'Brien, James Bolabiu, Anthony Moyes, David Keane

Wellington: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Matt O'Brien, Marius van der Westhuizen, Michael Kelly, Anthony Moyes, Tui Komiti , Bryan Arciero

Las Vegas: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Matt O'Brien, Marius van der Westhuizen, Michael Kelly, Anthony Moyes, Tui Komiti, Bryan Arciero

Hong Kong: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Kevin White, Anthony Moyes, Marius van der Westhuizen, Ian Tempest, Andrea Spadoni

Tokyo: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Kevin White, Anthony Moyes, Marius van der Westhuizen, Ian Tempest, Andrea Spadoni,

Glasgow: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Kevin White, Marius van der Westhuizen, Andrea Spadoni, Ian Tempest, Federico Anselmi

London: James McPhail, Alexandre Ruiz, Rasta Rasivhenge, Rhys Thomas, Kevin White, Marius van der Westhuizen, Andrea Spadoni, Ian Tempest, Federico Anselmi

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