The year is rushing away and the big rugby weekend this weekend will make it speed even more. Six Nations is back and a there is a full round of Super Rugby. Referees are busy.
Jason Jaftha, one of SANZAR's panel of Super Rugby referees, has suffered what seems to be a serious knee injury.
SANZAR has drawn up profiles of the referees chosen to referee Super Rugby in 2014, a comparatively inexperienced squad of men.
SANZAR has announced the match officials for the first four rounds of Super Rugby.
Super Rugby starts this week. Only other South African conference is in action but already excitement is growing. Crag Joubert will be back from Six Nations duty to blow the whistle to start the tournament.
The Commonwealth Games will be in Glasgow this year and rugby Sevens will be a part of it. Eight referees have been appointed to the games.
Craig Joubert will blow the whistle to start the 2014 Super Rugby tournament.
There are differences in the setting of the scrum for schools and some club sides.
It may not be cause and effect, but it is a fact that in the four Varsity Cup matches on Monday, each refereed by two referees, 32 tries were scored.
It's the second round of the Six Nations and thesecond round of the Varsity Cup with its two referees.
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