Match Officials selected for Springboks’ 2019 season


World Rugby has confirmed the selection of the match officials for the 63 men’s international matches as part of the preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2019. The officials in charge of the Springboks’ Castle Lager Rugby Championship tests are Romain Poite (FRA), Nic Berry (AUS) and Paul Williams (NZ).

South African Fixtures:

Rugby Championship 2019

20 July 2019 South Africa VS Australia Paul Williams
27 July 2019 New Zealand VS South Africa Nic Berry
10 August 2019 Argentina VS south Africa Romain Poite


RWC 2019 Warm Up Games June – Sep 2019

17 August 2019 South Africa VS Argentina Luke Pearce
6 Sep 2019 Japan VS South Africa Nic Berry


South African match officials Marius Jonker and Jaco Peyper have been selected to oversee a number of internationals as part of the build up to the World Cup 2019.