National Panel B
Lourens van der Merwe
|Born:||3 February 1977|
|Home province:||Free State - Bloemfontein|
|School attended:||High School S.P.C.R. Swart|
|Favourite country:||South Africa|
Primary School Craven week 1990.
Why You chose to become a referee:
Due to injury
Started in 2000
Panel referee in 2001
Elite panel in 2010 - 2015
Super Rugby in 2012
Varsity Cup Final 2007 and 2016
First Tier 1 test (Italy v Aus) 2012
Favourite international sportsperson:
My wife and my brother.
Who would you like to meet:
Advice for new recruits:
Enjoyment should be more than the drive to get to the top
Squash, gardening and breeding Pitt Bulls.