Japanese ref to blow Cheetahs v Bulls derby
Cape Town - Japanese referee Shuhei Kubo will officiate Saturday's South African derby between the Cheetahs and Bulls in Bloemfontein.
Kick-off is at 19:30.
Super Rugby Week 2 referee appointments
It promises to be a roaring affair given that both sides have started the season with a defeat, and the 35-year-old will have his hands full.
Other noticeable appointments on Saturday see Jaco Peyper in charge of the clash between the Stormers and Jaguares at Newlands (17:15) while Jaco van Heerden will take charge of the Lions v Waratahs at Ellis Park (15:05).
Angus Gardner will officiate the Sharks' trip to Canberra where they are due to take on the Brumbies (10:45) before the Kings and Sunwolves (12:55) do battle with South African referee Marius van der Westhuizen in charge.