Jaco Peyper will officiate the quarter-final between the Crusaders and Highlanders, while the Vodacom Bulls and Sharks will have neutral referees in charge of their respective playoff games.
Peyper will be assisted by New Zealand’s Paul Williams and Brendon Pickerill with Ben Skeen as the TMO in the first quarter-final in Christchurch.
Australian Nic Berry will referee the encounter between the Hurricanes and Bulls in Wellington. His assistants are Kiwi duo Ben O’Keeffe and Brendon Pickerill, while their compatriot, Glenn Newman, is on TMO duty.
In Canberra, New Zealander Mike Fraser is in charge of the game between the Brumbies and Sharks. Australia’s Angus Gardner and Graham Cooper will assist him and James Leckie will serve as the TMO.
The clash between the Jaguares and Chiefs in Buenos Aires is the only match without a neutral referee, as New Zealand’s Glen Jackson will be in charge. Another Kiwi, Nick Briant, and Argentina’s Federico Anselmi will work as Jackson’s assistants and Santiago Borsani is the TMO.
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