Cape Town - South
African referee Rasta Rasivhenge will take charge of his first PRO14
match in Galway on Saturday, when Connacht and Benetton will go head-to-head in
round two of the northern hemisphere showpiece.
who is a member of the SA Rugby Premier Referee panel, joined the Elite PRO14 Panel this season, following several seasons of making his
making his mark on the international circuit in both the 15-a-side and Sevens
codes, Super Rugby and the Currie Cup.
list of achievements include holding the whistle in the Sevens rugby final at
Rio Olympic Games in 2016. The 33-year-old had his first taste of PRO14 rugby last week where he served as an assistant referee in the clash
between the Scarlets and Connacht.
Rasivhenge’s PRO14 debut follows on his appointment as the referee for the final of
the Currie Cup First Division between the Jaguares XV and Down Touch Griffons in Potchefstroom in August.
- SA Rugby