Marius van der Westhuizen will referee Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby derby between the Stormers and Vodacom Bulls at Newlands.
There are five matches on Saturday with proceedings starting in Hamilton with the clash of the round between the Chiefs and Crusaders. In this Kiwi derby top coaches Warren Gatland and Scott Robertson will go head to head. Ben O’Keeffe holds the whistle while AJ Jacobs will be in Newcastle in New South Wales for the Waratahs versus Blues match.
Jaco Peyper will head to Johannesburg to take charge of the Lions versus Reds clash, while fellow South African Marius van der Westhuizen takes charge in Cape Town where the Stormers face the Bulls.
The weekend again closes in Buenos Aires where the Jaguares, fresh from a big home win in round one, take on the Hurricanes at Amalfitani Stadium. Referee Rasta Rasivhenge backs up from last week’s game in Buenos Aires.
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Highlanders vs Sharks (Dunedin, Friday, 8:05am)
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistants: Paul Williams, James Doleman (New Zealand)
TMO: Chris Hart (New Zealand)
Lions vs Reds (Johannesburg, Saturday, 3:05pm)
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistants: Cwengile Jadezweni, Griffin Colby (South Africa)
TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)
Stormers vs Bulls (Newlands, Saturday, 5:15pm)
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistants: Egon Seconds, Divan Uys (South Africa)
TMO: Joey Klaaste-Salmans (South Africa).
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