Match officials appointed for this weekend’s rugby

The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Glen Jackson taking charge of the Super Rugby opener between the Chiefs and Highlanders.

Super Rugby

Brumbies vs Melbourne Rebels
@ GIO Stadium
Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Angus Gardner (Australia), Damon Murphy (Australia)
Television match official: James Leckie (Australia)

Chiefs vs Highlanders
@ Waikato Stadium
Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Federico Anselmi (Argentina), Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Television match official: Aaron Paterson (New Zealand)

NSW Waratahs vs Hurricanes
@ Brookvale Oval
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand), Damon Murphy (Australia)
Television match official: Ian Smith (Australia)

Blues vs Crusaders
@ Eden Park
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Federico Anselmi (Argentina), Dan Waenga (New Zealand)
Television match official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

Jaguares vs Lions
@ Estadio Jose Amalfitani
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand), Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa)
Television match official: Santiago Borsani (Argentina)

Bulls vs Stormers
@ Loftus Versfeld
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Paul Williams (New Zealand), Egon Seconds (South Africa)
Television match official: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

Sunwolves vs Sharks
@ National Stadium
Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)
Assistant referees: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), AJ Jacobs (South Africa)
Television match official: Minoru Fuji (Japan)