Kaplan blows whistle on rape

2014-02-24 16:00

Former referee Jonathan Kaplan has expressed his happiness at being involved with the Rape Crisis Centre in Port Elizabeth.


Former SA referee legend, Jonathan Kaplan, shares his views on up and coming referees as well as the current rugby laws.

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Former international rugby union referee, Jonathan Kaplan, is the ambassador for a new online prediction game that is taking SA by storm.

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Fellow SA refs hail Kaplan

2013-12-19 11:25

Fellow South African referees have paid tribute to Jonathan Kaplan, who recently retired from top level refereeing.

SARU pay tribute to Kaplan

2013-11-06 17:00

SARU president Oregan Hoskins has paid tribute to veteran referee Jonathan Kaplan who will officially retire on November 16.

Two more Tests for Kaplan

2013-11-01 17:00

Recently-retired referee Jonathan Kaplan will handle two more Tests this year before he hangs up his professional whistle.

Fans doff caps for Kaplan

2013-10-28 11:51

Sport24 readers have doffed their caps to SA's most experienced match official Jonathan Kaplan, after he reffed his final match.

Kaplan to ref Currie Cup final

2013-10-22 09:12

Jonathan Kaplan has been appointed as referee for the Currie Cup final between Western Province and the Sharks at Newlands.

Sharks happy with Kaplan

2013-03-13 20:47

Sharks coach John Plumtree is confident that referee Jonathan Kaplan will be strict on the Brumbies scrum when the sides clash.

Kaplan to hang up his whistle

2013-02-12 12:12

Record-breaking referee Jonathan Kaplan will retire from professional refereeing at the end of the 2013 South African season.

All-SA S15 playoff referees

2012-07-16 10:25

SANZAR has announced the referee appointments for the Super Rugby qualifiers to be held on Saturday, July 21.

Kaplan to ref Bloem derby

2012-05-15 12:46

Jonathan Kaplan will referee the South African Conference Super Rugby derby between the Cheetahs and Sharks in Bloemfontein.

Kaplan's advice to Stormers

2012-02-02 22:13

South African referee Jonathan Kaplan has given the Stormers some sage advice as they prepare for the Super Rugby tournament.

Scooter accident halts Kaplan

2011-07-24 16:30

SA referee, Jonathan Kaplan, has been injured in a scooter accident - which stopped him from refereeing over the weekend.

Three SA refs at RWC 2011

2011-04-08 19:05

Three SA match officials: Craig Joubert, Jonathan Kaplan and Shaun Veldsman, have been selected by the IRB for the World Cup.

Refs to punish offenders

2010-01-14 14:01

Test referee Jonathan Kaplan has warned that referees will come down hard on players who illegally contest the ball in the ruck.


Kaplan: SA refs still tops

2014-02-11 16:09

The proud SA rugby refereeing pipeline is as productive as ever, says retired icon of officialdom Jonathan Kaplan.


Former referee Jonathan Kaplan talks about the best player and the best game he's ever reffed.

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Joubert SA’s best - Kaplan

2014-01-30 16:00

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan says Craig Joubert is South Africa’s best referee heading into the 2014 season.

SARU wants Kaplan as TMO

2013-11-25 12:30

The SA Rugby Union wants to utilise retired referee Jonathan Kaplan as a Television Match Official in future.

Rugby men into heavy petting

2013-11-05 07:33

What is the one thing John Smit, Eben Etzebeth and Jonathan Kaplan have in common?

Kaplan chats to Sport24

2013-10-31 10:29

Recently-retired referee Jonathan Kaplan answers YOUR questions on the proudest moments of his career and what his future holds...

Kaplan in a Du Plessis sandwich

2013-10-28 07:43

Jonathan Kaplan made an emotional farewell from refereeing in the Currie Cup final at Newlands.

Kaplan to referee Sharks v WP

2013-10-08 12:13

Jonathan Kaplan will referee the table-topping Currie Cup decider between the Sharks and defending champions WP in Durban.

SANZAR pays tribute to Kaplan

2013-02-22 09:25

SANZAR would like to acknowledge the milestone that will be achieved when Jonathan Kaplan officiates this weekend.

Milestone for referee Kaplan

2012-08-25 10:21

Jonathan Kaplan will celebrate a milestone when he refs the Currie Cup First Division match between the Leopards and Griffons.

Kaplan to ref Bulls v Stormers

2012-05-28 08:16

Jonathan Kaplan will referee the top-of-the-table SA Conference Super Rugby clash between the Bulls and Stormers.

IRB axe Bryce, Kaplan

2012-03-24 11:06

Bryce Lawrence and Jonathan Kaplan have been axed from the IRB's latest elite nine-man referee panel.

Kaplan to rest for World Cup

2011-08-02 18:44

SA referee Jonathan Kaplan has been relieved of his Test duties to allow him to recover after being injured in a scooter accident.

Lawrence to ref S15 final

2011-06-22 07:41

SANZAR has confirmed the four referees who will control matches in the Super Rugby Finals Series over the next three weekends.

S14 refs announced

2010-02-08 11:48

Some of the world's top rugby referees are set to whistle the first round of this year's Super 14 competition.

Kaplan to ref Bulls-Cheetahs

2010-01-13 14:13

The most experienced referee, Jonathan Kaplan, has been awarded the Super 14 opener between the Bulls and the Cheetahs.

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