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Referees for U17 Sevens

The Interprovincial Sevens tournament is to take place at Durban High school this week....

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Lacey starts European Cup

Johnny Lacey of Ireland will blow the whistle to start the 2016-17 European Rugby Champions Cup. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees to 2 October 2016

The Rugby Championship plays its penultimate round with New Zealand already declared the winners! By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Law discussion - Penalty, Upright, Touch

Africa, an old Roman said, keeps coming up with something strange. Rugby, it seems, is the same. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Law discussion - The Dummy Jump

For the second time in two Rugby Championship matches the Springboks were confused by a refereeing decision at the line-out. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees for U17 Sevens

Referees for U17 Sevens

The Interprovincial Sevens tournament is to take place at Durban High school this week.

Lacey starts European Cup

Lacey starts European Cup

Johnny Lacey of Ireland will blow the whistle to start the 2016-17 European Rugby Champions Cup. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Referees to 2 October 2016

Referees to 2 October 2016

The Rugby Championship plays its penultimate round with New Zealand already declared the winners! By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Ref Replies

Duty Ref 522 - Craig Joubert

Back from Rio and the Olympics, Craig Joubert is heading for Newlands for Friday's Currie Cup match.

Duty Ref 521 - Joey Klaaste-Salmans

Joey Klaaste-Salmans, the chairman of the Western Province Referees' Society, is our go-to man when it comes to age-group rugby and its law variations.

Duty Ref 520 - Stuart Berry

Stuart Berry, who last month refereed a Test in Argentina and kicks off this month with a Super Rugby match in Durban, has time - as he always does - to answer readers' questions.

Law Videos

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Clip 2 - 26 September 2016 - Law 17

Enough? The Sharks are penalised for a high tackle and Rob du Preez of Western Province kicks out for a line-out about 15 metres from the Sharks line. Chris van Zyl catches the ball i...

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Clip 1 - 26 September 2015 - Law 17

Penalty enough? A penalty gives Western Province a line-out about a metre outside the Sharks' 22. They throw in deep to Kobus van Dyk and forma maul which they run down towards th...

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Clip 7 - 23 September 2016 - Law 15

Not offside but penalisable. Speedy Rhyno Smith (22) of the Sharks gets a free run but Werner Kok (14) of Western Province catches him from behind. The player nearest to the tackle is...

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