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Referees to 27 April 2014

There is a fun match in Clontarf but otherwise many really serious matches with big implications for winners and losers.

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Super Refs Rounds 11 & 12

Consonant with present practice the referees are being appointed now for two rounds at a time, as against four formerly. This presumably gives greater flexibility in appointments.

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Immelman to ref Club Final

On Easter Monday the Community Club final matches will be played in George.

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Referees for Europe's Semis

The European Rugby Cup, organisers of the Heineken and Amlin Challenge Cups, has made its match official appointments for the four semifinals.

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Referees to 20 April 2014

It's the holy time of Easter and Pesach.

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Life ban for assault on ref

The South African Rugby Union commended the Leopards Rugby Union for taking a zero tolerance approach after a recent incident of referee abuse in a club match.

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Super Refs, Rounds 9 & 10

Super Rugby moves undeviatingly onwards and already we are at Rounds 9 and 10 when in the old days of sporting seasons the rugby season would just be beginning in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Referees to 13 April 2014

As spring emerges in Eastern Europe, out come the daffodils and the rugby Tests in FIRA's European Nations Cup, and now promotion/relegation becomes critical.

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Referees for Two June Cups

In June the IRB's Nations Cup will again be played in Bucharest and the Tibilisi Cup will be played in Georgia.For both of these cups the IRB has appointed teams of referees.

Junior World Championship Referees

The IRB's Junior World Championship is again in the Southern Hemisphere, this time in New Zealand in June, which is midwinter in the Land of the Long White Cloud.

Referees for Qualifiers

The IRB has announced the match officials for qualifying matches for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

Match Officials for Women's World Cup

The 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup will take place in Paris from 1 to 17 August.

Women's Test Appointments

The IRB has announced the appointment of referees to Women's Tests till July this year. All of the referees appointed are women.

Boks have another date with Poite

There are some fresh faces in the IRB's appointments to the June Tests matches, whilst Romain Poite will take charge of the Springboks' clash with Wales in Durban.

Referees to April 7

The European Cups near completion as they reach the demanding knock-out stages.

Refs for Varsity Finals

The match officials have been appointed to the three Varsity Cup Finals to be played at the Fanie du Toit Stadium in Potchefstroom on Monday, 7 April 2014. There are also the two Finals the week before, Varsity Shield and Young Guns.

Refs for Europe's quarters

The European Rugby Cup, the body in charge of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup, has announced the match officials for the quarterfinals in the first week of April.

Referees to March 31

Greg Garner is the referee for the second leg of the World Cup Qualifier between the USA and Uruguay after their 17-all draw in Montevideo last week.