Veldsman back to assume TMO duties

    2015-03-09 10:34

    Cape Town - Shaun Veldsman will be back in the television match official booth this weekend when the Stormers host the Chiefs in a Super Rugby clash.

    Veldsman had been sidelined after he was assaulted in his car following the Stormers' match against the Blues in Cape Town last month.

    He was hospitalised after being stabbed in the lung but has since recovered.

    Jaco Peyper will again be the referee at Newlands this weekend, with Marius van der Westhuizen and Quinton Immelman the assistant referees.

    New Zealander Chris Pollock will referee the South African derby between the Cheetahs and Sharks in Bloemfontein. He will be assisted by Jaco van Heerden and Lourens van der Merwe, with Johan Greeff the TMO.

    In the other match involving a South African team, Nick Briant will referee the Lions' clash against the Crusaders in Christchurch. Ben O'Keeffe and Paul Williams will be the assistant referees, with Chris Wratt the TMO.

    Another South African referee in action is Craig Joubert, who will take charge of the clash between the Highlanders and Waratahs in Dunedin.

    Super Rugby Round 5 referee appointments:

    Hurricanes v Blues @ FMG Stadium, Palmerston North

    Friday, March 13

    Kick-Off: 08:35 (SA time)

    Referee Glen Jackson

    AR1 Mike Fraser

    AR2 Jamie Nutbrown

    TMO Aaron Paterson

    Force v Rebels @ nib Stadium, Perth

    Friday, March 13

    Kick-Off:13:00 (SA time)

    Referee Rohan Hoffmann

    AR1 Angus Gardner

    AR2 Graham Cooper

    TMO Peter Marshall

    Crusaders v Lions @ AMI Stadium, Christchurch

    Saturday, March 14

    Kick-Off:05:30 (SA time)

    Referee Nick Briant

    AR1 Ben O'Keeffe

    AR2 Paul Williams

    TMO Chris Wratt

    Highlanders v Waratahs @ Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

    Saturday, March 14

    Kick-Off: 08:35 (SA time)

    Referee Craig Joubert

    AR1 Kane McBride

    AR2 Mike Lash

    TMO Vinny Munro

    Reds v Brumbies @ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane

    Saturday, March 14

    Kick-Off:10:40 (SA time)

    Referee Andrew Lees

    AR1 Matt O'Brien

    AR2 Damien Mitchelmore

    TMO George Ayoub

    Stormers v Chiefs @ Newlands, Cape Town

    Date: Saturday, March 14


    Referee Jaco Peyper

    AR1 Marius van der Westhuizen

    AR2 Quinton Immelman

    TMO Shaun Veldsman

    Cheetahs v Sharks @ Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

    Saturday, March 14

    Kick-Off: 17:05

    Referee Chris Pollock

    AR1 Jaco van Heerden

    AR2 Lourens van der Merwe

    TMO Johan Greeff

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