Former Blitzbokke speedster-turned-referee Egon Seconds will have the whistle in the weekend's Blues and Reds clash. Photo: Gavin Barker/BackpagePix

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa's Egon Seconds will referee the Super Rugby match when the Blues host the Reds in Auckland on Friday.

Seconds was in charge of the recent World Rugby Under-20 final between France and England. 

The important top-of-the-table clash in the Australian Conference between Rebels and Waratahs in Melbourne will be refereed by Nic Berry.

South African derby between the Sharks and Lions in Durban will be refereed by the experienced Jaco Peyper while Angus Gardner will officiate the Jaguares versus Stormers match in Buenos Aires. 

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All the weekend's Super Rugby officials


Blues v Reds, Eden Park, Auckland

Referee: Egon Seconds

Assistant Ref 1: Rasta Rasivhenge

Assistant Ref 2: Glen Jackson

TMO: Ben Skeen

Rebels v Waratahs, AAMI Park, Melbourne

Referee: Nic Berry

Assistant Ref 1: Graham Cooper

Assistant Ref 2: Jordan Way

TMO: Damien Mitchelmore


Highlanders v Chiefs, ANZ Stadium, Suva

Referee: Paul Williams

Assistant Ref 1: Jamie Nutbrown

Assistant Ref 2: James Doleman

TMO: Shane McDermott

Brumbies v Hurricanes, GIO Stadium, Canberra

Referee: Nick Briant

Assistant Ref 1: Will Houston

Assistant Ref 2: James Leckie

TMO: Ian Smith

Sunwolves v Bulls, Singapore National Stadium

Referee: Ben O’Keefe

Assistant Ref 1: Shuhei Kubo

Assistant Ref 2: Tasuku Kawahara

TMO: Minoru Fuji

Sharks v Lions, Kings Park, Durban

Referee: Jaco Peyper

Assistant Ref 1: AJ Jacobs

Assistant Ref 2: Stuart Berry

TMO: Marius Jonker

Jaguares v Stormers, Estadio Jose Amalfitani, Buenos Aires

Referee: Angus Gardner

Assistant Ref 1: Pablo Deluca

Assistant Ref 2: Jose Covassi

TMO: Santiago Borsani 

African News Agency (ANA)

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