The referee appointments for Round #7 of the 2019 Super Rugby season are now confirmed. 

Round 7 kicks-off with a big New Zealand Conference derby in Wellington where the Hurricanes host the Crusaders. Ben O'Keeffe will have the whistle while later that evening Paul Williams will be in regional NSW in Newcastle to referee the Waratahs versus Sunwolves match at McDonald Jones Stadium.

Saturday action kicks-off in Auckland with Nick Briant refereeing the Blues versus Stormers match. In Brisbane the Aussie derby between the Reds and Rebels will be refereed by impressive newcomer AJ Jacobs. Mike Fraser will be in charge for the crunch South African derby between the Sharks and Bulls in Durban.

The weekend finishes in Buenos Aires with an important match for the Jaguares and Chiefs who both need victory to stay in the Finals race in their respective Conferences. Angus Gardner will be the referee.


Match  Hurricanes v Crusaders @ Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Date  Friday 29 March
Kick-off  19:35 local
Referee  Ben O'Keeffe
AR1  Glen Jackson
AR2  Nick Hogan
TMO  Aaron Peterson


Match  Waratahs v Sunwolves @ McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle
Date  Friday 29 March
Kick-off  19:45 local
Referee  Paul Williams
AR1  Jaco Peyper
AR2  Egon Seconds
TMO  George Ayoub


Match  Blues v Stormers @ Eden Park, Auckland
Date  Saturday 23 March
Kick-off  19:45 local
Referee  Nick Briant
AR1  Glen Jackson
AR2  Federico Anselmi
TMO  Ben Skeen


Match  Reds v Rebels @ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Date  Saturday 30 March
Kick-off  18:45 local
Referee  AJ Jacobs
AR1  Nic Berry
AR2  Marius van der Westhuizen
TMO  James Leckie


Match  Sharks v Bulls @ Jonsson Kings Park, Durban
Date  Saturday 30 March
Kick-off  15:05 local
Referee  Mike Fraser
AR1  Rasta Rasivhenge
AR2  Brendon Pickerill
TMO  Christie du Preez


Match  Jaguares v Chiefs @ Jose Amalfitani Stadium, Buenos Aires
Date  Saturday 30 March
Kick-off  18:40 local
Referee  Angus Gardner
AR1  Damon Murphy
TMO  Santiago Borsani


Bye: Lions, Brumbies, Highlanders