Kaplan: Read should have been penalised

2017-07-10 11:03

Former referee Jonathan Kaplan has weighed in on Romain Poite's controversial decision in the All Blacks against British and Irish Lions game.

Kaplan: Kiwis masters of subtle nuances

2017-06-02 09:06

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan says the referees appointed for the British and Irish Lions’ tour of New Zealand will have their hands full.

Kaplan: Stander did not deserve red

2016-06-13 14:20

Retired Test referee Jonathan Kaplan feels Ireland flank CJ Stander did not deserve to be given a red card against the Springboks.

Kaplan welcomes Joubert to '100 club'

2016-05-25 13:52

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan has welcomed Craig Joubert to the '100 club' ahead of his milestone match on Saturday.

Kaplan: Ackermann should coach Boks

2016-03-30 10:11

Former referee Jonathan Kaplan would pick former Springbok Johan Ackermann as South Africa’s new national coach.

Kaplan disagrees with penalty try

2016-03-14 09:25

Jonathan Kaplan disagrees with the penalty try awarded to the Sharks in their 18-13 Super Rugby win against the Stormers.

Kaplan’s views on Joubert’s controversial call

2015-10-20 07:04

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan has sympathised with Craig Joubert, who has copped heavy criticism for his officiating.

Kaplan has sympathy for Hooper's punch

2015-07-28 14:15

Jonathan Kaplan says he has some sympathy for Michael Hooper despite the Australian punching an opponent.

Kaplan: Sorry Boks, the TMO was right

2015-07-21 10:25

Jonathan Kaplan says the TMO made the right call by awarding Australia a try late in their Test against the Springboks.

Kaplan welcomes Watson’s sacking

2015-07-06 14:21

Jonathan Kaplan has welcomed SARU’s decision to terminate the employment of its general manager of referees, Andre Watson.


All Blacks broke laws, claims Kaplan

2017-06-30 08:26

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan believes the All Blacks got away with numerous indiscretions in their win over the British and Irish Lions.

Political meddling hasn’t helped Boks - Kaplan

2016-11-25 11:00

Retired South Africa referee Jonathan Kaplan has expressed his concern at the current state of Springbok rugby.

Kaplan posts pictures of newborn son

2016-06-01 12:36

Retired referee Jonathan Kaplan has posted a picture of his newborn son.

Kaplan congratulates Owens on breaking record

2016-03-31 13:09

Retired South African referee Jonathan Kaplan has congratulated Wales' Nigel Owens on being set to break his Test record.

Dad-to-be Kaplan will be on Comrades start line

2016-03-16 08:47

Jonathan Kaplan is expecting a child on May 30 - but is adamant he will be running the Comrades Marathon the day before.

Kaplan rubbishes World Rugby's decision

2016-02-12 07:19

Jonathan Kaplan has rubbished World Rugby's decision to not punish the All Black Sevens side despite them fielding eight players in a game.

Jones defends controversial All Black try

2015-07-29 17:30

Former All Black lock Ian Jones has defended the controversial try Richie McCaw scored which proved the undoing of the Springboks.

Kaplan: McCaw try was illegal

2015-07-28 11:31

Former South African Test referee Jonathan Kaplan says Richie McCaw’s try against the Springboks was not done in a legal manner.

Kaplan praises Peyper for final performance

2015-07-06 16:18

Retired South African referee Jonathan Kaplan praised the refereeing performance of Jaco Peyper in the Super Rugby final.

Kaplan: Kearns' comments a joke!

2015-07-01 11:57

Former SA Test referee Jonathan Kaplan has hit out at Australian commentator Phil Kearns for his criticism of Craig Joubert.

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