Super Rugby Week #19 Referees

10 Jul 2018
Super Rugby Week #19 Referees

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Week #19 - the last week of the regular 2018 Super Rugby season. 

As the teams battle it out for finals spots the referees will be keen to impress in the last round with quarter-final selections on their minds. Week 19 is the final regular round of the season and kicks-off on Friday with a big Kiwi derby between the Chiefs and Hurricanes in Hamilton. Mike Fraser has the whistle in a match that will decide who hosts a quarter-final as best wild card after the three Conference winners.  

The following day in Dunedin Glen Jackson will be in charge as the Highlanders host the Rebels who must win to secure a finals berth without needing results to go their way. Angus Gardner will referee the Australian derby between the Waratahs and Brumbies in Sydney where a win for the Canberra-based team could see them sneak into the finals if other results go their way. 

In South Africa Marius van der Westhuizen takes charge of the Lions versus Bulls match where the home side will be hoping to wrap up top spot in the South African Conference. If they fall to the Bulls it could open the gate for the Jaguares who could leapfrog the Lions into top spot if they beat the Sharks in Durban. The Sharks will be out for victory as they could also sneak into the finals if other results go their way. The match is being refereed by Rasta Rasivhenge.
 

Match  Chiefs v Hurricanes @ FMG Stadium, Hamilton
Date  Friday 13 July
Kick-off  19:35 local
Referee  Mike Fraser
AR1  Richard Kelly
AR2  James Doleman
TMO  Ben Skeen

 

Match  Reds v Sunwolves @ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Date  Friday 13 July
Kick-off  19:45 local
Referee  Ben O'Keeffe
AR1  Damon Murphy
AR2  Jordan Way
TMO  Damien Mitchelmore

 

Match  Highlanders v Rebels @ Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Date  Saturday 14 July
Kick-off  17:15 local
Referee  Glen Jackson
AR1  Paul Williams
AR2  Brendon Pickerill
TMO  Chris Hart

 

Match  Crusaders v Blues @ AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Date  Saturday 14 July
Kick-off  19:35 local
Referee  Federico Anselmi
AR1  Jamie Nutbrown
AR2  Mike Fraser
TMO  Shane McDermott

 

Match  Waratahs v Brumbies @ Allianz Stadium, Sydney
Date  Saturday 14 July
Kick-off  19:45 local
Referee  Angus Gardner
AR1  Will Houston
AR2  James Leckie
TMO  George Ayoub

 

Match  Lions v Bulls @ Emirates Airline Park, Johanesburg
Date  Saturday 14 July
Kick-off  15:05 local
Referee  Marius van der Westhuizen
AR1  AJ Jacobs
AR2  Stephan Geldenhuys
TMO  Christie du Preez

 

Match  Sharks v Jaguares @ Jonsson Kings Park, Durban
Date  Saturday 14 July
Kick-off  17:15 local
Referee  Rasta Rasivhenge
AR1  Egon Seconds
AR2  Archie Sehlako
TMO  Willie Vos

 

Bye: Stormers