An all South African match official team will be in control during the Vodacom Super 14 final this coming weekend.
The inaugural Super 14 final – between the Crusaders and the Hurricanes at Jade Stadium, Christchurch â€“ will at least see some South African participation, after the Bulls and Sharks failed in their quests.
Beleaguered referee Jonathan Kaplan will take charge in the middle.
Kaplan has been the victim of an attack by the Waratahs following their defeat in the semiâ€™s.
Craig Joubert (reserve referee) and Tappe Henning will run the touch. Television Match Official for the match is Jerome Fortuin.
The match kicks-off at 9.35am (SA time).