LIVE

    Legoete honoured as top Lions referee

    2017-11-24 12:50

    Johannesburg - Pro Legoete was crowned as the Golden Lions Rugby Union’s top referee at a gala function in Midrand on Thursday evening.
     
    Legoete has walked away with the coveted prize since 2003 with the exception of one year and has been the top referee in Lions country.

    The 41-year-old has 20 Tests caps under his belt.
     
    Ashleigh Murray was crowned as the top female referee as well as the most promising in the union. She is on her way to the Cape Town Sevens in December.
     
    “These two were up against some stern competition from exciting young referees within the union and the manager of referees, Theuns Naude, and his committee are to be commended for their sterling work,” the GLRU said via a press statement.
     
    GLRU referee awards winners:
     
    Top male referee: Pro Legoete
    Top female referee: Ashleigh Murray
    Pirates Referee: Eduan Nel
    Grade 1 Referee: Charles Miller
    Grade 2 Referee: Reghardt O’Neill
    Grade 3 Referee: Mothusi Shuping
    Chairmans’ Award: Ben Letlole
    Most Promising Referee: Ashleigh Murray
    Coach/Performance Referee: Pierre Oelofse
    Club of the Year: Pirates
    Most Valuable Contribution: Michiel Koekemoer
    Francois Smit trophy: Hermanus Kuin
    Highest Exam Mark: Ronald Louw

    Read More On:  lions johannesburg rugby

    What To Read Next

    Read News24’s Comments Policy

    Live Video Streaming
    Video Highlights
    Sport Talk

    Fixtures

    Friday, 25 May 2018
    • Crusaders v Hurricanes, AMI Stadium 09:35
    • Rebels v Sunwolves, AAMI Park 11:45
    • Jaguares v Sharks, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 21:40
    Saturday, 26 May 2018
    • Chiefs v Waratahs, FMG Stadium Waikato 09:35
    • Reds v Highlanders, Suncorp Stadium 11:45
    • Bulls v Brumbies, Loftus Versfeld 15:05
    • Stormers v Lions, Cape Town 17:15
    Friday, 01 June 2018
    • Highlanders v Hurricanes, Forsyth Barr Stadium 09:35

    Results

    19 May 2018
    18 May 2018
    12 May 2018
    11 May 2018
    05 May 2018
    04 May 2018
    28 April 2018
    27 April 2018
    22 April 2018
    21 April 2018
    20 April 2018
    14 April 2018
    13 April 2018
    07 April 2018
    06 April 2018
    01 April 2018
    31 March 2018
    30 March 2018
    24 March 2018
    23 March 2018
    18 March 2018
    17 March 2018
    16 March 2018
    10 March 2018
    09 March 2018
    03 March 2018
    02 March 2018
    24 February 2018
    23 February 2018
    17 February 2018

    Logs

    Rank Team P W Pts

    Opinion Poll

    Who will finish top of the SA Conference in this year's Super Rugby tournament?

    Can you name the top Super Rugby tryscorers of all-time?

    TAKE THE QUIZ
    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.