Experienced South African referee Craig Joubert will oversee the 2013 Super Rugby Final, between the Chiefs and Brumbies at Waikato Stadium this weekend, with Chris Polllock and Garrat Williamson named as assistant referees while Vinny Munro will take on duties as Television Match Official.
The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson QC has accepted guilty pleas from Kane Barrett of the Blues for twice contravening Law 10.4 (b) Stamping or trampling after he was Cited in one instance and Red Carded in another during a Super Rugby Match at the Weekend.
Kane Barrett of the Blues has been cited for alleged foul play during a Super Rugby match at the weekend. Barrett is alleged to have contravened Law 10.4 (b) Stamping or trampling when he made contact with Chiefs #3 Ben Tameifuna at a breakdown. The incident occurred in the 20th minute of the match between the Blues and Chiefs at Eden Park in Auckland on 13th July 2013.
The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Jannie Lubbe SC has accepted a guilty plea from Butch James of the Sharks for contravening Law 10.4 (e) Dangerous Tackling, after he was Cited during a Super Rugby Match at the Weekend. James has been suspended from all forms of the game for four weeks.
Ben Tameifuna of the Chiefs has been issued with an off-field yellow card for contravening Law 10.4 (m) Acts contrary to good sportsmanship. A player must not do anything that is against the spirit of good sportsmanship in the playing enclosure – dangerous grabbing on an opponent without the ball.