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Referees for Super play-offs

Mon, 15 Jul 2013 08:25
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The referees appointed are from unattached countries.

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Jaco Peyper of South Africa and Glen Jackson of New Zealand will referee the two play-off matches in Super Rugby this coming weekend.

The winner of each play-off will go on to the semifinals where the Chiefs and the Bulls lie in wait.

The referees appointed are from unattached countries - Peyper for a New Zealand-Australia clash and Jackson for an Australia-South Africa match in Canberra.

The appointment of Jackson is interesting as SANZAR have stated that Chris Pollock, who refereed the first Wallaby-B&I Lions test was not considered because of loss of form. Jackson has jumped rapidly up the refereeing ladder.

Super Rugby Qualifier A

Crusaders vs Reds at AMI Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Garratt Williamson (New Zealand), Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Television match official: Vinny Munro (New Zealand)

Super Rugby Qualifier B

Brumbies vs Cheetahs at Canberra Stadium, Canberra, Australia
Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Rohan Hoffmann (Australia), James Leckie (Australia)
Television match official: Matt Goddard (Australia)

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