There’s only one Pro14 match this weekend as the European Challenge and Champions Cups kick back in. The two South African sides in the Pro14 meet in Port Elizabeth, while the rest of the European clubs hit round 5 of the respective cups. All the match officials are here:
The weekend referee appointments from the Top14 in France, Pro14 and Aviva Premiership in England have been published
The 40 referee appointments for Rounds 5 and 6 of the 2017-18 Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been announced. Jérome Garcès of France will get officiate his 50th European Champions Cup.
The South Africa Rugby referee panels have been announced for the 2018 season. Congratulations to them all, especially Aimee Barrett-Theron who becomes the first female to join the Premier Panel
The new shorter, simpler rugby law book comes into force today (1 Jan 2018). But it comes with a big warning! Find out what that is, and download a copy here