Cape Town - South Africa’s Craig Joubert will referee Saturday’s Super Rugby derby between the Stormers and Bulls at Newlands (17:15 kick-off).
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Joubert will be assisted by Rasta Rasivhenge and Cwengile Jadezweni, with Christie du Preez the television match official (TMO).
Earlier in the day, Jaco van Heerden will take charge of the clash between the Kings and Sharks in Port Elizabeth (15:00). He will be assisted by Rodney Bonaparte and AJ Jacobs, with Marius Jonker on TMO duty.
Stuart Berry will referee Friday night’s match between the Cheetahs and Jaguares in Bloemfontein (19:00). He will be assisted by Rasta Rasivhenge and Lourens van der Merwe, with Johan Greeff the TMO.
The Lions’ clash against the Sunwolves in Tokyo early on Saturday morning (06:15 SA time) will be refereed by New Zealand’s Ben O'Keeffe. He will be assisted by Shuhei Kubo and Aki Aso, with Takashi Hareda in the TMO booth.