SANZAAR have released the officials for the ninth round in the 2020 Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament and James Doleman starts the action this weekend in Wellington when the Hurricanes host the Chiefs.
As usual there are two matches this weekend with one on Saturday and one on Sunday.
The Blues have the bye.
Match : Hurricanes v Chiefs
Date : Saturday 8 August
Venue : Sky Stadium, Wellington
Kick Off local: 19:05
Referee: James Doleman
Assistant Ref 1:Ben O’Keeffe
Assistant Ref 2: Brendon Pickerill
TMO : Mike Fraser
Match : Crusaders v Highlanders
Date : Sunday 9 August
Venue : Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch
Kick Off local: 15:35
Referee: Paul Williams
Assistant Ref 1:Mike Fraser
Assistant Ref 2:Brendon Pickerill
TMO : Ben O’Keeffe