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A Refereeing First for Craven Week 2017

The Under-18 Craven Week is an annual rugby union tournament organised for schoolboys in South Africa. The 2017 week is the 54th. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees to 2 July 2017

The June Test window is shut - well almost. There still are Test matches, notably in Wellington. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Five SA Referees to be Tested in Africa

Rugby Africa has released the fixtures and the match officials for its Gold Cup matches. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Beachcomber World Club 10s, Mauritius

It's not often you get to say that rugby took you to a tropical island. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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Referees to 25 June 2017

It's the first Test between the B&I Lions and New Zealand this week with Jaco Peyper to referee it. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport....

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A Refereeing First for Craven Week 2017

A Refereeing First for Craven Week 2017

The Under-18 Craven Week is an annual rugby union tournament organised for schoolboys in South Africa. The 2017 week is the 54th. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Referees to 2 July 2017

Referees to 2 July 2017

The June Test window is shut - well almost. There still are Test matches, notably in Wellington. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

 Five SA Referees to be Tested in Africa

Five SA Referees to be Tested in Africa

Rugby Africa has released the fixtures and the match officials for its Gold Cup matches. By Paul Dobson, Moonsport.

Ref Replies

Duty Ref 533 - Jaco & Jaco

Jaco Peyper's and Jaco van den Heever van Heerden, two legal men, are in Argentina on Super Rugby duty. They are happily answering readers' questions on the laws of the game. Peyper did the writing, Van Heerden the checking.

Duty Ref 532 - Joey Klaaste-Salmans

Joey Klaaste-Salmans, who is very active in the world of rugby refereeing, answers readers' questions on primary school laws..

Duty Ref 531 - Marius van der Westhuizen

Marius van der Westhuizen is home and answering readers' questions. Home has been a brief port of call for him in the first eight rounds of Super Rugby this year.

Law Videos

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Clip 1 - 21 June 2017 - Law 10

The childishness of grown men. Richard Judd of the Provincial Barbarians puts the ball into a scrum. The Barbarians hook the ball, and, Just as Judd has put the ball in, Rhys Webb of...

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Clip 1 - 14 June 2017 - Law 21

Where's the mark? The referee penalises Ruan Ackermann of the Lions for playing the Stormers' scrumhalf Jano Vermaak who was standing behind the place of a post-tackle conflic...

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Clip 2 - 7 June 2017 - Law 19

Was this really surprising? Harold Vorster of the Lions has the ball but the Stormers centres, EW Viljoen and Daniel du Plessis, combine to shove him into touch, giving the Stormers t...

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