Fri 8 Dec 2017 | 09:50

Sevens: Day 1 Match Officials

Sevens: Day 1 Match Officials
Fri 8 Dec 2017 | 09:50
Sevens: Day 1 Match Officials
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The match officials have been made known – referees, assistant referees and the in-goal judges who help with scores.

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amongst the referees is Rasta Rasivhenge, currently the best known Sevens referee in the world. And also refereeing is Craig Joubert, who first made an international name for himself on the Sevens circuit and now is a World Rugby employee, helping with the coaching, development and identification of referees. His refereeing is well worth watching.

The referees for the tpournament are Paulo Duarte (Portugal), Craig Evans (Wales), Sam Grove-White (Scotland), Richard Haughton (England), Richard Kelly (New Zealand), Damon Murphy (Australia), Mike O'Brien (USA), Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), Damian Schneider (Argentina)

Haughton and Murphy are both former Sevens plays for their countries.

The matches are played on Saturday and Sunday, 9 and 10 December 2017. There are 24 matches a day.

The first match is scheduled to kick off at 10.15, the last at 19.56.

Match officials for Day 1

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Samoa vs Canada

Referee: Richard Haughton

Assistant referees: Paul Mente, Morné Ferreira

In-goal judges: Vusi Msibi, Christopher Allison

Fiji vs Wales

Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge

Assistant referees: Christopher Allison, Paul Mente

In-goal judges: Morné Ferreira, Vusi Msibi

Scotland vs Argentina

Referee: Damon Murphy

Assistant referees: Vusi Msibi, Christopher Allison

In-goal judges: Paul Mente, Morné Ferreira

England vs Uganda

Referee: Paulo Duarte

Assistant referees: Morné Ferreira, Vusi Msibi

In-goal judges: Christopher Allison, Paul Mente

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Australia vs Spain

Referee: Mike O'Brien

Assistant referees: Johre Botha, Aimee Barrett-Theron

In-goal judges: Griffin Colby, Divan Uys

New Zealand vs USA

Referee: Sam Grove-White

Assistant referees: Divan Uys, Johre Botha

In-goal judges: Aimee Barrett-Theron Griffin Colby

Kenya vs France

Referee: Damian Schneider

Assistant referees: Griffin Colby, Divan Uys

In-goal judges: Johre Botha, Aimee Barrett-Theron

South Africa vs Russia

Referee: Craig Evans

Assistant referees: Paula Duarte, Mike O'Brien

In-goal judges: Aimee Barrett-Theron, Divan Uys

Samoa vs Wales

Referee: Richard Kelly

/Aimee Barrett-Theron, Griffin Colby

In-goal judges: Divan Uys, Johre Botha

Fiji vs Canada

Referee: Damon Murphy

Assistant referees: Johre Botha, Aimee Barrett-Theron

In-goal judges: Griffin Colby, Divan Uys

Scotland vs Uganda

Referee: Richard Haughton

Assistant referees: Divan Uys, Johre Botha

In-goal judges: Aimee Barrett-Theron, Griffin Colby

England vs Argentina

Referee: Craig Joubert

Assistant referees: Griffin Colby, Divan Uys

In-goal judges: Johre Botha, Aimee Barrett-Theron

Australia vs USA

Referee: Craig Evans

Assistant referees: Paul Mente, Morné Ferreira

In-goal judges: Vusi Msibi, Christopher Allison

New Zealand vs Spain

Referee: Damian Schneider

Assistant referees: Christopher Allison, Paul Mente

In-goal judges: Morné Ferreira, Vusi Msibi

Kenya vs Russia

Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge

Assistant referees: Vusi Msibi, Christopher Allison

In-goal judges: Paul Mente, Morné Ferreira

South Africa vs France

Referee: Mike O'Brien

Assistant referees: Richard Haughton, Damian Schneider

In-goal judges: Vusi Msibi, Paul Mente

Canada vs Wales

Referee: Paulo Duarte

Assistant referees: Paul Mente, Morné Ferreira

In-goal judges: Vusi Msibi, Christopher Allison

Fiji vs Samoa

Referee: Sam Grove-White

Assistant referees: Christopher Allison, Paul Mente

In-goal judges: Morné Ferreira, Vusi Msibi

Argentinian vs Uganda

Referee: Craig Evans

Assistant referees: Vusi Msibi, Christopher Allison

In-goal judges: Paul Mente, Morné Ferreira

England vs Scotland

Referee: Richard Kelly

Assistant referees: Morné Ferreira, Vusi Msibi

In-goal judges: Christopher Allison, Paul Mente

Spain vs USA

Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge

Assistant referees: Griffin Colby, Divan Uys

In-goal judges: Johre Botha, Aimee Barrett-Theron

New Zealand vs Australia

Referee: Craig Joubert

Assistant referees: Aimee Barrett-Theron, Griffin Colby

In-goal judges: Divan Uys, Johre Botha

France vs Russia

Referee: Paulo Duarte

Assistant referees: Johre Botha, Aimee Barrett-Theron

In-goal judges: Griffin Colby, Divan Uys

South Africa vs Kenya

Referee: Sam Grove-White

Assistant referees: Damon Murphy, Craig Evans

In-goal judges: Aimee Barrett-Theron, Divan Uys  

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