Match Officials appointed for 2016 Rugby Championship

Match Officials appointed for 2016 Rugby Championship

South Africa’s Jaco Peyper will blow the first whistle on this year’s Rugby Championship as he takes charge of the Australia v New Zealand game in Sydney on 20 August.


The 36-year-old veteran of 31 test matches is one of three referees to have received two appointments in this year’s championship with the others being Jérôme Garcès of France and England’s Wayne Barnes.

A fourth referee, Nigel Owens of Wales, will referee one game in the championship and the Bledisloe Cup match between Australia and New Zealand.

Angus Gardner of Australia and Mathieu Raynal of France will take charge of their first Rugby Championship matches.

Australia vs New Zealand
20 Aug 2016
Referee
Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
 
 
Assistant 1
Romain Poite (France)
 
 
Assistant 2
Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
 
 
TMO
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)
 
 
South Africa vs Argentina
20 Aug 2016
Referee
Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
 
 
Assistant 1
 
 
Assistant 2
Ben O'Keeffe (New Zelaand)
 
 
TMO
George Ayoub (Australia)
 
 
New Zealand vs Australia
27 Aug 2016
Referee
Romain Poite (France)
 
 
Assistant 1
Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
 
 
Assistant 2
Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
 
 
TMO
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)
 
 
Argentina vs South Africa
27 Aug 2016
Referee
 
 
Assistant 1
Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
 
 
Assistant 2
Ben O'Keeffe (New Zelaand)
 
 
TMO
George Ayoub (Australia)
 
 
New Zealand vs Argentina
10 Sep 2016
Referee
Craig Joubert (South Africa)
 
 
Assistant 1
Angus Gardner (Australia)
 
 
Assistant 2
 
 
TMO
George Ayoub (Australia)
 
 
Australia vs South Africa
10 Sep 2016
Referee
Nigel Owens (Wales)
 
 
Assistant 1
Wayne Barnes (England)
 
 
Assistant 2
 
 
TMO
Ben Skeen (New Zealand)
 
 
New Zealand vs South Africa
17 Sep 2016
Referee
Angus Gardner (Australia)
 
 
Assistant 1
 
 
Assistant 2
 
 
TMO
George Ayoub (Australia)
 
 
Australia vs Argentina
17 Sep 2016
Referee
Wayne Barnes (England)
 
 
Assistant 1
Nigel Owens (Wales)
 
 
Assistant 2
Nick Briant (New Zealand)
 
 
TMO
Ben Skeen (New Zealand)
 
 
South Africa vs Australia
1 Oct 2016
Referee
Wayne Barnes (England)
 
 
Assistant 1
Johnny Lacey (Ireland)
 
 
Assistant 2
George Clancy (Ireland)
 
 
TMO
Jim Yuille (Scotland)
 
 
Argentina vs New Zealand
1 Oct 2016
Referee
Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
 
 
Assistant 1
Angus Gardner (Australia)
 
 
Assistant 2
 
 
TMO
Johan Greeff (South Africa)
 
 
South Africa vs New Zealand
8 Oct 2016
Referee
 
 
Assistant 1
Johnny Lacey (Ireland)
 
 
Assistant 2
George Clancy (Ireland)
 
 
TMO
Jim Yuille (Scotland)
 
 
Argentina vs Australia
8 Oct 2016
Referee
 
 
Assistant 1
JP Doyle (England)
 
 
Assistant 2
Matthew Carley (England)
 
 
TMO
Rowan Kitt (England)
 
 
New Zealand vs Australia
22 Oct 2016
Referee
Nigel Owens (Wales)
 
 
Assistant 1
Craig Joubert (South Africa)
 
 
Assistant 2
 
 
TMO
Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)


 

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