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Referees to 26 October 2020

The world of rugby has woken up from it's Covid-hit slumber as Europe comes alive with International matches, while Super Rugby Unlocked continues to take centre stage in So...

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Match Officials Announced for 2020 Tri Nations Tournament

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the Tri Nations 2020, which kicks off in Australia on 31 October 2020....

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Referees to 18 October 2020

The vastly-experienced Nigel Owens will be taking charge of his seventh Heineken Champions Cup final, and his ninth European club decider in all, when Exeter Chiefs go head-to-h...

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Kolisi Foundation brings cheer to WP referees

WP referees used their lockdown fitness programme to partner with the Kolisi Foundation to help colleagues negatively affected by Covid-19....

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Referees to 12 October 2020

Rugby in South Africa is well and truly back as Super Rugby Unlocked gets underway in Durban on Friday, 9 October 2020....

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Referees to 26 October 2020

Referees to 26 October 2020

The world of rugby has woken up from it's Covid-hit slumber as Europe comes alive with International matches, while Super Rugby Unlocked continues to take centre stage in South Africa.

Match Officials Announced for 2020 Tri Nations Tournament

Match Officials Announced for 2020 Tri Nations Tournament

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the Tri Nations 2020, which kicks off in Australia on 31 October 2020.

Referees to 18 October 2020

Referees to 18 October 2020

The vastly-experienced Nigel Owens will be taking charge of his seventh Heineken Champions Cup final, and his ninth European club decider in all, when Exeter Chiefs go head-to-head with Racing 92 at Ashton Gate on Saturday, 17 October 2020.

Ref Replies

Duty Ref 557: Marius van der Westhuizen

With Super Rugby Aotearoa and Australia coming to an end, Marius van der Westhuizen - while training and preparing for the upcoming local competition - answers some readers' questions.

Duty Ref 556: Jaco Peyper

The query this time comes from Iñaki Marquinez of Spain and is answered by Jaco Peyper, one of the very best referees in the world. The question arises from a clip on the South African Referees' website: https://www.sareferees.com/laws/view/2831520/.

Duty Ref 555: Old Mountain Goat

We have a question which suits an incident in the Rugby World Cup semifinal between South Africa and Wales in Yokohama on Sunday.

Law Videos

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Clip 1 - 21 June 2020 - Law 18

Clip 1 - 21 June 2020 - Law 18

In or Out The Hurricanes are penalised and Richie Mo'unga of the Crusaders kicks for the touchline on his right. The ball is descending when Chase Tiatia, the Hurricanes' full...

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Clip 1 - 5 June 2020 - Law 14

Clip 1 - 5 June 2020 - Law 14

Tackle Penalty Wales are under pressure, but their forwards control the ball some five metres from their goal-line, and Gareth Davies, their scrumhalf, kicks the ball downfield toward...

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Clip 1 - 9 March 2020 - Law 4

Clip 1 - 9 March 2020 - Law 4

Colour Confusion There are several colours to the rainbow but when the Bulls played the Highlanders it seemed that there only two - mainly blue but with some white dividing lines....

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