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Commonwealth Games Referees

Rasta Rasivhenge of South Africa will blow the whistle to get the Commonwealth Games Sevens started in Glasgow when New Zealand play Canada.

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Referees to 27 July 2014

There are no Tests this week but that is just for this week. But there are the semifinals of Super Rugby, one in Sydney and one in Christchurch. They are top matches.

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Back to business for EP refs

The EP Referees Society will return to adjudicating club matches after EPRU cancelled all club games last weekend over the poor treatment of referees. 

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Peyper, Jackson for semis

SANZAR has appointed the referees for Saturday's semifinals. Jaco Peyper will referee in Sydney, Glen Jackson in Christchurch.

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CW: Rametsi to Referee Final Match

Oregopotse Rametsi of the Leopards Referees' Society will referee the prestigious main match on the last day of the 2014 Craven Week in Middelburg.

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EP refs 'go on strike'

The Eastern Province Referees' Society informed their union that they would not be providing referees to club matches for this coming Saturday.

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Joubert, Walsh for play-offs

The referees for Super Rugby's preliminary play-off matches have been chosen - Craig Joubert of South Africa and Steve Walsh of Australia.

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Referees to 13 July 2014

Hard as it is to believe, there is just one Test match this week, an Elgon Cup match between neighbours Kenya and Uganda.

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Referees to 6 July 2014

Super Rugby is getting close to the knock-out stages and in Madagascar there are the crucial World Cup Qualifiers.

Lacey, Championship referee

The International Rugby Board has made known the referees for SANZAR’s Championship in August. A new face amongst them is John Lacey of Ireland.

Referees to 29 June 2014

The international window has slammed shut. The north has holidays and in the south Super Rugby starts up again.

Harry Abrahams Dies

Harry Abrahams, a great man of rugby died at home on 19 June 2014, three weeks after his wife Gwen. He was 8+4.

O'Keeffee to ref JWC Final

Ben O'Keeffe of New Zealand will referee the Final of the 2014 Junior World Championship between England and South Africa at Auckland's Eden Park on Friday.

Referees to June 22

The series in Australia have been decided but there is one more round to go. In South Africa, Wales could still share the series.

JWC refs for knock-outs stages

The referees have been announced for the knock-out stages of the Junior World Championship in New Zealand.

Two arrested for assaulting referee

Police have arrester two suspects for the assault of a referee in Pretoria last Saturday.

Serious assault on referee

South African referees have again suffered from the physical assault on a fellow official. This time a sad and serious incident happened in Pretoria.

Jouba gets to 50

No, not years. Craig Joubert at the weekend became the seventh referee to take charge of 50 Tests.