Marlize on the Way Back
Marlize Jordaan of South Africa, appointed as a referee to the Women's Rugby World Cup has been out injured with damage to her ankle ligaments but she is nudging her way back
Marlize Jordaan of South Africa, appointed as a referee to the Women's Rugby World Cup has been out injured with damage to her ankle ligaments but she is nudging her way back and has been appointed as an assistant referee for Wednesday's matches, still hoping to referee on the last day of the tournament in Paris.
The big matches on Wednesday are the semifinals between England and Ireland and Canada and France with Amy Perrett of Australia and Helen O'Reilly to referee them.
For the first time in the tournament there will be a TMO appointed for the last three matches of the day which will be played at Jean Bouin Stadium, Stade Français's home ground..
Appointments for Wednesday, 13th August
14:00 South Africa vs Samoa
Referee: Alhambra Nievas (Spain)
Assistant referees: Clare Daniels (England) Alexandra Pratt (Scotland)
16:15 Spain vs Kazakhstan
Referee: Sherry Trumbull (Canada)
Assistant referees: Marlize Jordaan (South Africa), Marie Lematte (France)
18:30 Australia vs USA
Referee: Jesse Beard (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Marlize Jordaan South Africa), Maria Beatrice Benvenuti (Italy)
15:45 New Zealand vs Wales
Referee: Claire Hodnett (England)
Assistant referees: Leah Berard (USA), Sara Cox (England)
18:00 Ireland vs England
Referee: Amy Perrett (Australia)
Assistant referees: Nicky Inwood (New Zealand), Alexandria Pratt (Scotland)
20:45 France vs Canada
Referee: Helen O'Reilly (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Nicky Inwood (New Zealand), Clare Daniels (England)