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Seven high performance referees have re-signed with New Zealand Rugby heading into the 2018 season, five of whom featured in the November Test schedule. 

Jackson, O'Keefe get Six Nations appointments

New Zealand referees Glen Jackson and Ben O'Keefe have been appointed to Tests in the Six Nations championship next year.
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Simplified laws available on January 1

A simplified rugby law book will have no changes to the laws of the game but will be presented in an easier-to-understand format around the rugby world from January 1 next year.
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All Blacks Sevens team named for Dubai

All Blacks Sevens coach Clark Laidlaw has named his 12 players for Dubai leg of the HSBC Sevens Series.
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Women’s rugby leading growth of game in New Zealand

Rugby player numbers in New Zealand remained strong in 2017, due largely to growing numbers of females of all ages signing up.
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Match officials named for Investec Rugby Championship

Jérôme Garcès will take charge of the first match of the Investec Rugby Championship 2017 when the All Blacks head to Sydney to take on Australia on 19 August.
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Win the ultimate training session for your rugby team

Should’ve gone to Specsavers? Not to worry, Investec Super Rugby refs have, and your team could too!


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Ellis Park, 2013 was Nigel Owens' favourite Test

Rugby's top referee Nigel Owens rates the 2013 Investec Rugby Championship Test between the All Blacks and South Africa the best game he has refereed.
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Match officials for DHL NZ Lions Series confirmed

The road to the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 lifts up another notch with the appointment of a trio of experienced referees to control the three Test matches in the series. 


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Mahoney makes history in Hong Kong

Referee Rebecca Mahoney will join a select group of New Zealanders when she officiates the Women’s Rugby World Cup qualifier match between Hong Kong and Japan in Hong Kong on 17 December.

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O'Keefe set for Six Nations refereeing debut

New Zealand referee Ben O'Keefe, 27, will make his Six Nations refereeing debut next year when controlling Italy's home game with France in Rome on March 11.
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