Marius Jonker, one of the top referees in the world in his time, has decided refereed his last in the big arena of South African rugby.
Craig Joubert is very much a wandering referee and this week he will be in Chicago when the USA play the All Blacks at the Soldiers Field, the home ground of gridiron club Chicago Bears.
Connor Murray admitted it was a battle not to get bored with all the kicking in his side's 14-3 European Rugby Champions Cup win over Saracens.
All referees who have refereed a Currie Cup Final will say that it was a, if not the, highlight of their refereeing career.
Craig Joubert is one of 26 referees to referee a Currie Cup Final since the first one in 1939.
It's a Final week - finals in South Africa and New Zealand. There is a semifinal in Australia's new competition. It is all exciting stuff with pressures on match officials, especially Craig Joubert and Glen Jackson.
Craig Joubert, arguably the best referee in the world, will take charge of the Currie Cup Final between Western Province and the Golden Lions.
On this weekend there are three finals and six semifinals. In each of those nine matches there must be a winner. But what happens in the case of a draw?
The Sydney prop who scored Rugby Union's first ever 'own try' says he's still a bit stunned by the refereeing howler that's gone viral around the world.
Europe's new competitions start with weekend with Nigel Owens to get the European Cup started on Friday while the Challenge Cup starts on Thursday with Ian Davies to referee.
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