Premier Panel

Jaco van Heerden

Born: 26 January 1983
Married to: Tanita
Height: 1.88
Weight: 88 Kg
Home province: BB
School attended: Waterkloof
Favourite country: Europe
Favourite food: French cuisine

Rugby history:

Played for Waterkloof and Tuks.

Why You chose to become a referee:

Stopped playing the game in 2003 but wanted to stay involved and so took up refereeing.

Refereeing history:

Started at the Blue Bulls Union in 2004

Contender Squad 2010 - 2011

National Panel 2012 - 2013

Premier Panel 2014 to Current

Career highlights:

Currie cup Semi-Finals 2014 & 2015 

2014 French Top14

Super Rugby debut in 2015

Test debut in 2016

Favourite international sportsperson:

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