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Two referees better than one?

14th November 2013 10:41

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Referees: Four eyes better than two?

The Varsity Cup will lend itself to further refereeing experimentation, with the 2014 competition set to employ two referees in every fixture.

Having trialled the white card (time-out) system in the inaugural tournament back in 2008, as well as allowing referees to make their own Television Match Official decisions (with in-goal television screens), the Varsity Cup will now lend itself to further refereeing experimentation.

SA Rugby and the International Rugby Board have both given this trial the thumbs-up and will monitor the outcome of this latest experimentation in the 2014 Varsity Cup.

Read the full story on SARugby.com

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