Currie Cup

Peyper to ref Currie Cup final

2012-10-22 14:10
Jaco Peyper (File)
Cape Town - Jaco Peyper has been rewarded for his outstanding performances in the 2012 season by being named as referee for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup final in Durban.

Kick-off is at 17:00.

Peyper, who made his Test debut at Tier 1 international level in 2012, will take charge of the match between The Sharks and Western Province. It is his first Currie Cup final appointment.

“The appointment was made on merit as Jaco has had an outstanding season,” said Andre Watson, SARU GM: Referees.

“The decision was based on feedback over the season from provinces and from our own assessments. All appointments for finals are done on merit; this is SARU’s showcase weekend in terms of domestic rugby and we owe it to all stakeholders to provide the best possible service.”

SARU also announced that the Under-21 and Under-19 Cup finals will be refereed by Lourens van der Merwe and Rasta Rashivenge respectively.

Craig Joubert will take charge of the second leg of the Currie Cup promotion/relegation decider in Port Elizabeth on Friday night.

Weekend appointments


EP Kings vs Free State Cheetahs, Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Referee: Craig Joubert
Assistant referees: Quintin Immelman, Cobus Wessels
Television match official: Johann Meuwesen
Assessor: Willie Roos

Currie Cup final

Sharks vs Western Province, Kings Park, Durban
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: Christie du Preez, Stefan Breytenbach
Reserve referee: Jason Jaftha
Television match official: Johann Meuwesen
Assessor: Banks Yantolo

Under-21 final

Blue Bulls vs Western Province, Kings Park, Durban
Referee: Lourens van der Merwe
Assistant referees: Sindile Mayende, Stefan Breytenbach
Television match official: Gerrie Coetzee
Assessor: Keith Hendricks

Under-19 final

Blue Bulls vs Western Province, Kings Park, Durban
Referee: Rasta Rashivenge
Assistant referees: Archie Sehlako, Reuben Rossouw
Television match official: Gerrie Coetzee
Assessor: Arrie Schoonwinkel



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