Peyper and Pollock get nod

Date published: June 15 2015

SANZAR has announced the match officials for the first round of the Super Rugby Finals Series.

New Zealand referee Chris Pollock has been handed the Highlanders versus Chiefs fixture while South African Jaco Peyper is in charge of the Stormers hosting of the Brumbies, with both matches taking place on Saturday.

Highlanders v Chiefs
@ Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin
Date: Saturday 20 June
Kick-off: 19:35 local, 17:35 AEST, 09:35 SAST
Referee: Chris Pollock
AR1: Nick Briant
AR2: Mike Fraser
TMO: Aaron Paterson

Stormers v Brumbies
@ Newlands, Cape Town
Date: Saturday 20 June
Kick-off: 17:05 local, 1:05* AEST, 3:05* NZST
Referee: Jaco Peyper
AR1: Craig Joubert
AR2: Jason Jaftha
TMO: Deon van Blommestein

Appointments are outlined below with the asterisk (*) denoting the match occurs the following day in this territory due to time difference.