Jerome Garces on what it means for him to become the first Frenchman to referee a Rugby World Cup final.
Frenchman Jerome Garces has announced that the World Cup final will be his last match as a referee due to his imminent retirement.
Former Test referee Rob Debney believes that Wales should have been awarded a late penalty by Jerome Garces that might have given them a 19-16 lead in Sunday’s semi-final.
The Springboks can’t go into their Rugby World Cup semi-final against Wales with one eye focused on referee Jerome Garces, but they have to adapt to his style of policing the breakdown and offsides line, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
The SA Rugby magazine team rounds up some of the interesting news snippets making headlines around the world.
French referee Jerome Garces will be in charge of the Springboks’ World Cup semi-final against Wales on Sunday, while Welshman Nigel Owens will referee England’s clash with New Zealand.
English pundit Stuart Barnes has labelled Jerome Garces’ decision to not award a red card during Wednesday’s Wales-Fiji match as the worst decision of the tournament.
Jerome Garces was not very good on Saturday, but the Springboks need to look a bit deeper than an inconsistent ref when addressing a game that was lost within a five-minute period, writes former Bok hooker JAMES DALTON.