Kaplan: SA refs still tops

2014-02-11 16:09
Jonathan Kaplan (Gallo)

Cape Town - South Africa is showing few signs of losing its lustre for producing the best referees in world rugby, says high-profile retired official Jonathan Kaplan.

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Kaplan himself, now 47 and holding the record for most international games refereed, and a predecessor like Andre Watson led the way a few years ago, and Kaplan has no fears that SA standards will suddenly dip.

“Besides Craig Joubert and Jaco Peyper, who are probably both among the top six in the world, there are another four or five below that who are not only promising in a South African perspective but in terms of world refereeing,” he told Sport24.

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