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Official Watch: A Guide To This Weekend’s Six Nations Referees

Six Nations Referees

The 2020 Guinness Six Nations enters the third round stage this weekend. Here we take a look at the referees who will officiate the three crucial matches which take place across Saturday and Sunday. Ben O’Keeffe – Italy v Scotland New Zealander Ben O’Keeffe has refereed just three games in the Six Nations, one each in the last three editions …

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France Take Offence Over Jaco Peyper Photo With Welsh Fans

Jaco Peyper

The vice-president of the French Rugby Federation has taken offence with the photo which emerged on social media of referee Jaco Peyper with Welsh fans.  Peyper, of course, officiated Wales’ one-point win over France in a dramatic quarter-final at the Oita Stadium on Sunday. The South African referee dished out a red card to second-row Sébastian Vahaamahina for elbowing Welsh …

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Jaco Peyper Withdraws From Refereeing England V Ireland On Saturday

Jaco Peyper

World Rugby have confirmed that Jaco Peyper will not referee Saturday’s Test match between England and Ireland at Twickenham.  Peyper was originally pencilled in to be the man in the middle for the 3 pm kick-off on Saturday but due to flight and preparation issues, the 39-year-old South African has been stood down from the Test. Because of “significant” flight …

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Referees For Three Lions Tests Vs. New Zealand Have Been Announced

Guinness Series, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 19/11/2016 Ireland vs New Zealand Referee Jaco Peyper indicates high challenge as he yellow cards Malakai Fekitoa of New Zealand

The three main officials for the Lions’ tests against the All Blacks this summer have been announced. World Rugby listed a full schedule of refereeing appointments for this summer, and in among that it was revealed that Frenchman  Jerome Garces and Romain Poite, and Jaco Peyper of South Africa will be the men in the middle for Warren Gatland’s side’s …

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Winners And Losers – England v Australia

England have done it. Eddie Jones’ side have run the gauntlet and completed a clean sweep of 2016 with their 13th consecutive victory. Jones deserves a huge amount of credit for what he’s achieved in 2016 as England completed a first Grandslam in 13 years, as well as a 4-0 rout of Australia over the summer and winter. For Australia and …

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World Rugby Referees Chief Issues Apology To All Blacks Following Heated Ireland Game

As much as the contest between Ireland and the All Blacks was a brilliant test match, the debate surrounding the performance of Jaco Peyper has overshadowed the game. The South African referee failed to stamp his authority on the players and delegated key decisions to the TMO when he himself didn’t seem confident in Jon Mason’s conclusions. In the end, the Irish …

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Analysis: New Zealand – Fair Or Foul?

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 09: Head Coach Steve Hansen talks to the media during a New Zealand All Blacks media conference at The Heritage on June 9, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

Some say you should never let facts ruin a good story. Never let concrete evidence change your views, you’ll only end up disappointed. As expected, there wasn’t a lot of facts used in the aftermath of New Zealand’s thrilling 21-9 win over Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. New Zealand scored three tries with just 33% possession and kept Ireland from crossing their line, …

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Winners And Losers – Ireland v New Zealand

Ireland New Zealand

New Zealand bounced back from their 40-29 upset loss in Chicago a fortnight ago with a grueling 21-9 victory over Joe Schmidt’s Ireland in Dublin on Saturday. Tries from Beauden Barrett and a double either side of halftime from Malakai Fekitoa was enough to secure the All Blacks a hard-fought win at the Aviva Stadium, but naturally, a contest of …

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Fans Vent Fury At Referee As New Zealand Score Epic Win Over Ireland

Ireland New Zealand

Ireland and New Zealand locked horns in the Aviva Stadium this evening, two weeks after Joe Schmidt’s side scored a remarkable triumph in Chicago. The All Blacks laid down a marker in the opening exchanges, scoring a try with their first attack. Bloody hell. Relentless there. Never seemed likely to stop them #IREvNZ — Joe Molloy (@MolloyJoe) November 19, 2016 …

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Jaco Peyper Slammed After Asking Kieran Read “Are You Happy” Following Naholo’s Aerial Challenge

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 18: Referee Jaco Peyper makes a call during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Wales at Westpac Stadium on June 18, 2016 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images)

Jaco Peyper has been accused of giving the All Blacks preferential treatment. Although the All Blacks were the dominant team and well worth their 36-22 victory over Wales this morning, match official, Jaco Peyper, drew particular criticism from rugby fans in the aftermath of the game. Midway through the first half, New Zealand winger, Waisake Naholo, clearly tackled Liam Williams in the …

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Ranking Rugby’s Top Five Referees

The referee is the most important individual on the pitch. Rugby referees often have a difficult job on their hands. Unlike other sports, rugby’s laws can at times be very complicated and are subject to constant review and renewal. The scrum for instance has come in for particular attention over the last decade, with law makers seemingly changing facets of …

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