TMO

JJ Wagner

Born: 2 December 1960
Married to: Lanette
Height: 1.69
Weight: 80 Kg
Home province: Griquas - Kimberley
School attended: Groblershoop
Favourite country: South Africa
Favourite food: Braaivleis and Curry

Rugby history:

Played for Kovsies u/20, Ritsims and first league rugby.

All-rounder - scrumhalf, centre and wing.

Why You chose to become a referee:

Injury and the fact that I was a teacher guided me towards becoming a referee.

Refereeing history:

SARU panel as referee for 8 years.

SARU TMO Panel from 2014 till date.

Career highlights:

AR for Super 10, Currie Cup, Varsity and Vodacom matches - exceeds 150 matches.

TMO - Vodacom and Currie Cup First Division finals.

Favourite international sportsperson:

AB de Villiers

Family connection to the sport:

Son's played provincial rugby on school level.

Who would you like to meet:

Chris Gayle

Hero/Mentor:

Loved to have Tappe’s rule knowledge, Mark’s communication skills and Andre’s judgement on the field.

Advice for new recruits:

Show that you enjoy the game and do not stop learning.

Outside interests:

Love cricket, any sport for that matter.

Did you know?

I am currently the Deputy Director Finance at the Sol Plaatje Municipality responsible for drafting the budget, compiling the Annual Financial Statements and ensuring that the cash flow is running smoothly.

Also a trustee of the Consolidated Retirement Pension Fund.
Qualifications: B Com Honours (HED) FIMFO.
 

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