Currie Cup

Kaplan to referee Sharks v WP

2013-10-08 12:13
Jonathan Kaplan (File)
Cape Town - Jonathan Kaplan will referee the table-topping Currie Cup decider between the Sharks and defending champions Western Province in Durban on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 19:10.

WP currently top the log with 33 points, a single point ahead of the Sharks.

Regardless of the result, both teams have already secured a home semi-final for the following week's matches.

Saturday's other matches will be refereed by Jaco Peyper (Golden Lions v Griquas - 15:00) and Marius Jonker (Free State Cheetahs v Blue Bulls - 17:05).

Friday's Currie Cup First Division final (19:10) between the Pumas and EP Kings at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit will be handled by Craig Joubert.

Weekend appointments:

Friday, October 11

Pumas v EP Kings at Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit (19:10)
Referee: Craig Joubert
Assistant referees: Ben Crouse, Stefan Breytenbach
Television match official: Deon van Blommestein

Saturday, October 12

Golden Lions v Griquas at Ellis Park, Johannesburg (15:00)
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: Lourens van der Merwe, Sieg van Staden
Television match official: Johan Greeff

Free State Cheetahs v Blue Bulls at Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein (17:05)
Referee: Marius Jonker
Assistant referees: Quinton Immelman, Francois de Bruin
Television match official: Gerrie Coetzee with Nic van Stryp in training

Sharks v Western Province at Kings Park, Durban (19:10)
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan
Assistant referees: Jaftha Jason, Rossouw Reuben
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman

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