The match officials for the second round of Super Rugby action have been confirmed, with Paul Williams in charge of the whistle for the first game between the Crusaders and the Blues at AMI Stadium.
Marius van der Westhuizen will run the second and final clash of the day when the Brumbies take on the Waratahs in Canberra, with Andrew Lees getting the second day of action underway when he officiates the Chiefs versus Lions meeting in Hamilton.
Glen Jackson will get the whistle when the defending champions take on the Hurricanes at Forsyth Barr Stadium, and Angus Gardner will take his experience to Brisbane when the Reds meet the Western Force.
Ben O'Keeffe will travel to South Africa when the Bulls face the Rebels at Loftus, with Graig Joubert blowing the whistle in Bloemfontein when the Cheetahs face the Cape-based Stormers.
Jaco Peyper will end round two off when he calls the Sharks-Jaguares match in Durban.
Friday, 4 March 2016
Crusaders v Blues at AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Referee: Paul Williams
Assistant Referees: Chris Pollock, Brendon Pickerill
TMO: Ben Skeen
Brumbies v Waratahs at GIO Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant Referees: Quinton Immelman, William Houston
TMO: Ian Smith
Saturday, 5 March 2016
Chiefs v Lions at FMG Stadium, Hamilton
Referee: Andrew Lees
Assistant Referees: Nick Briant, Angus Mabey
TMO: Aaron Paterson
Highlanders v Hurricanes at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Referee: Glen Jackson
Assistant Referees: Jamie Nutbrown, Brendon Pickerill
TMO: Chris Wratt
Reds v Force at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Referee: Angus Gardner
Assistant Referees: Nic Berry, Damien Mitchelmore
TMO: George Ayoub
Bulls v Rebels at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe
Assistant Referees: Mike Fraser, Stuart Berry
TMO: Marius Jonker
Cheetahs v Stormers at Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
Referee: Craig Joubert
Assistant Referees: Rodney Bonaparte, AJ Jacobs
TMO: Willie Vos
Sharks v Jaguares at Growthpoint KINGS PARK, Durban
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant Referees: Jaco van Heerden, Cwengile Jadezweni
TMO: Johan Greeff