Fraser on the whistle at DHL Newlands

PUBLISHED: March 8, 2016

New Zealand referee Mike Fraser has been appointed to oversee the Vodacom Super Rugby clash between the DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks at DHL Newlands on Saturday.

Fraser will be supported by assistant referees Ben O’Keeffe and Stuart Berry, while Marius Jonker will be the television match official.

Tickets for the coastal derby can be booked through Computicket or the iamastormer.com website, with stadium box office sales opening on Tuesday, March 8.

After consultation with City of Cape Town Health Officials and in line with legislation, no smoking of any kind will be allowed in the stadium which has been declared a non-smoking facility.

Previously the stadium featured four designated smoking areas in the corners of the ground, with smoking in the stands prohibited, but this is no longer allowed and all forms of smoking (including e-cigarettes) in any part of the stadium now in contravention of the stadium rules.

Referee appointments, Vodacom Super Rugby Round Three:

Friday, March 11

Blues v Hurricanes
(Eden Park, Auckland – Kick-Off: 19:35)
Referee: Nick Briant
Assistant referees: Brendon Pickerill, Brett Johnson
TMO: Shane McDermott

Force v Brumbies
(nib Stadium, Perth – Kick-Off: 19:05)
Referee: Andrew Lees
Assistant referees: Damien Mitchelmore, Michael Hogan
TMO: Ian Smith

Saturday, March 12

Highlanders v Lions
(Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin – Kick-Off: 19:35)
Referee: Chris Pollock
Assistant referees: Jamie Nutbrown, Kane McBride
TMO: Aaron Paterson

Rebels v Reds
(AAMI Park, Melbourne – Kick-Off: 19:45)
Referee: Paul Williams
Assistant referees: Graham Cooper, Ed Martin
TMO: Peter Marshall

Sunwolves v Toyota Cheetahs
(Singapore National Stadium, Singapore: Kick-Off: 18:55)
Referee: Quinton Immelman
Assistant referees: Shuhei Kubo, Aki Aso
TMO: Takashi Hareda

Kings v Chiefs
(Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth – Kick-Off: 15:05)
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant referees: Jaco Peyper, Rodney Bonaparte
TMO: Johan Greeff

DHL Stormers v Cell C Sharks
(DHL Newlands, Cape Town – Kick-Off: 17:15)
Referee: Mike Fraser
Assistant referees: Ben O’Keeffe, Stuart Berry
TMO: Marius Jonker