National Panel B

Pieter Maritz

Born: 07 June 1987
Married to: Engaged to Rouxlene Dippenaar
Height: 1.88
Weight: 82 Kg
Home province: BB
School attended: Frikkie Meyer H/s
Favourite country: New Zealand
Favourite food: Steak and vegetables

Rugby history:

Played 1st team for 3 years for Frikkie Meyer H/s.

Played Craven Week for 2 years for the Leopards.

Why You chose to become a referee:

It is the best way to stay involved in the game, passionate about rugby.

Refereeing history:

Started to referee on the

Contenders Panel - 2013

National Panel - 2016 to current

Career highlights:

AR on Currie Cup level.

AR4 at the test between South-Africa and Australia in 2016.

Favourite international sportsperson:

Nick Mallet

Family connection to the sport:

Father (Pieter) played provincial rugby for the Freestate and Griquas.

Motivators:

Life is made of opportunities and obstacles, face them and be in control of the outcome!! 

Who would you like to meet:

Alfredo Bala

Hero/Mentor:

My Dad

Advice for new recruits:

Enjoy every moment of being a referee, follow the dream and work hard to be the best that you can be.

Outside interests:

Teaching, Sport, time with friend and family and part time entrepreneurship 

Did you know?

I am the 6th generation called Pieter in our family tracking back to the early 18 hundreds.

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