JOHANNESBURG – South African Jaco Peyper will referee his 100th Super Rugby match in the clash between the Crusaders and the Hurricanes in Christchurch on Saturday.
The 38-year-old will become just the fourth referee to reach the 100-match Super Rugby milestone.
On Friday, there will be another big New Zealand conference derby when Highlanders host Hurricanes in Dunedin, where Glen Jackson will be in charge.
The same night there is a South African derby in Johannesburg where Marius van der Westhuizen will have the whistle for the Lions versus Sharks clash.
The Auckland the Trans-Tasman battle between Blues and Waratahs will be refereed by Federico Anselmi.