Boks get world’s most experienced ref in Paris

By News24 7 November 2018
England Maro Itoje (L) is being tackled by South Africa Sibusiso Nkosi during the Rugby international match between England and South Africa at Twickenham stadium in London, Britain, 03 November 2018. EPA-EFE/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

Cape Town - Experienced Welshman Nigel Owens will referee Saturday’s Test between France and South Africa in Paris.

Kick-off is scheduled for 22:05 (SA time).

Owens will be assisted by three Englishmen – Matthew Carley and Tom Foley as assistant referees and Rowan Kitt as television match official (TMO). DM


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