Super Rugby Round #1 Referees

12 Feb 2019
Super Rugby Round #1 Referees

The referee appointments for Round #1 of the 2019 Super Rugby season are now confirmed. 

The 2019 season kicks-off with a full seven-match round. It starts on Friday night with two matches: Glen Jackson has the whistle for the opening match of the season in Hamilton when the Chiefs host the Highlanders. Ben O'Keeffe will be in Canberra to referee the Australian Conference derby between the Brumbies and Rebels.

On Saturday the pick of the action is the the New Zealand Conference derby between the Blues and Crusaders in Auckland where Nick Briant is the referee. Angus Gardner will be in Sydney where the Waratahs host the Hurricanes at Brookvale Oval. Mike Fraser get the whistle in Buenos Aires where the Jaguares take on the Lions from South Africa.

 

Match  Chiefs v Highlanders @ FMG Stadium, Hamilton
Date  Friday 15 February
Kick-off  19:35 local
Referee  Glen Jackson
AR1  Federico Anselmi
AR2  Nick Briant
TMO  Aaron Paterson

 

Match  Brumbies v Rebels @ GIO Stadium, Canberra
Date  Friday 15 February
Kick-off  19:45 local
Referee  Ben O'Keeffe
AR1  Angus Gardner
AR2  Damon Murphy
TMO  James Leckie

 

Match  Blues v Crusaders  @ Eden Park, Auckland
Date  Saturday 16 February
Kick-off  19:35 local
Referee  Nick Briant
AR1  Federico Anselmi
AR2  Dan Waenga
TMO  Ben Skeen

 

Match Waratahs v Hurricanes @ Brookvale Oval, Sydney
Date  Saturday 16 February
Kick-off  19:45 local
Referee  Angus Gardner
AR1  Ben O'Keeffe
AR2  Damon Murphy
TMO  James Leckie

 

Match  Sunwolves v Sharks @ Singapore National Stadium
Date  Saturday 16 February
Kick-off  18:55 local
Referee  Nic Berry
AR1  Marius van der Westhuizen
AR2  AJ Jacobs
TMO  Minoru Fuji

 

Match  Bulls v Stormers @ Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Date  Saturday 16 February
Kick-off  17:15 local
Referee  Jaco Peyper
AR1  Paul Williams
AR2  Griffon Colby
TMO  Marius Jonker

 

Match  Jaguares v Lions @ Jose Amalfitani Stadium, Buenos Aires
Date  Saturday 16 February
Kick-off  18:40 local
Referee  Mike Fraser
AR1  Brendon Pickerill
AR2  Rasta Rasivhenge
TMO  Santiago Borsani

 

Bye: Reds