SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Week #9 of the 2018 Super Rugby season. 

The six-match round kicks-off on Friday night with a Kiwi North Island derby between the Hurricanes and Chiefs in Wellington that will be refereed by Jamie Nutbrown. Australian Conference leaders the Rebels host the Jaguares in Melbourne where Nic Berry has the whistle, while Mike Fraser has the Highlanders versus Brumbies clash in Dunedin. The Australian derby between the Waratahs and Reds in Sydney will be refereed by Angus Gardner while the all-South Africa affair in Durban between the Sharks and Bulls will be refereed by Egon Seconds.

Match  Hurricanes v Chiefs @ Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Date  Friday 13 April
Kick-off  19:35 local
Referee  Jamie Nutbrown
AR1  Ben O'Keeffe
AR2  Cam Stone
TMO  Glenn Newman


Match  Sunwolves v Blues @ Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium, Tokyo   
Date  Saturday 14 April
Kick-off  12:05 local
Referee  Nick Briant
AR1  Shuhei Kubo
AR2  Tasuku Kawahara
TMO  Minoru Fuji


Match  Rebels v Jaguares @ AAMI Park, Melbourne
Date  Saturday 14 April
Kick-off  15:15 local
Referee  Nic Berry
AR1  Will Houston
AR2  Graham Cooper
TMO  Damien Mitchelmore


Match  Highlanders v Brumbies @ Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Date  Saturday 14 April
Kick-off  19:35 local
Referee  Mike Fraser
AR1  Ben O'Keeffe
AR2  James Doleman
TMO  Glenn Newman


Match  Waratahs v Reds @ Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
Date  Saturday 14 April
Kick-off  19:45 local
Referee  Angus Gardner
AR1  Marius van der Westhuizen
AR2  James Leckie
TMO  George Ayoub


Match  Sharks v Bulls @ Jonsson Kings Park, Durban
Date  Saturday 14 April
Kick-off  17:15 local
Referee  Egon Seconds
AR1  AJ Jacobs
AR2  Cwengile Jadezweni
TMO  Marius Jonker


Bye: Stormers, Lions, Crusaders