The Rugby Championship has a bye but provincial competitions in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa and the professional competitions in France race ahead. And everywhere there are highly trained referees doing their best.
It is the second round of The Rugby Championship and SANZAR will be hoping for much better weather than was experienced in Sydney and Pretoria in the first round.
Amy Perrett of Australia has been appointed to referee the Final of the Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris on Saturday.
The Rugby Championship kicks off in Sydney with Wallabies against All Blacks which doubles as a Bledisloe Cup match. And in Pretoria the Springboks play the determined Pumas. The referees are Jaco Peyper and Johnny Lacey.
Marlize Jordaan of South Africa, appointed as a referee to the Women's Rugby World Cup has been out injured with damage to her ankle ligaments but she is nudging her way back
Marlize Jordaan remains on the injured list for the appointment of referees to Round 3 of the Women's World Cup taking place in Paris.
Super Rugby has rushed to its Final and it was a glorious Final in Sydney - great crowd, weather and match as two teams ran at each other. And Craig Joubert was there to referee it.
Marlize Jordaan of South Africa was to have refereed the opening match at the Women's World Cup to start at Marcoussis in Paris on Friday, 1 August 2014.
The IRB has spoken and for purposes of deciding about in in-goal or not, the dead-ball line is to be treated as the touch-in-goal line.
It's the 22nd Super Rugby Final this weekend and, for the third time, Craig Joubert is the referee.
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