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Which official will officiate the Springboks-Argentina match on Saturday?

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Springboks’ Hopes Hang in the Balance

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The Springboks line up for the anthem. Photo: EPA/KIM LUDBROOK

The Springboks’ hopes of winning the Rugby Championship seem to have been dashed after their latest defeat to the All Blacks, but there is still a glimmer of hope.

SPRINGBOKS NEED A FAVOUR

New Zealand look likely to claim the southern hemisphere title once again, a feat that will be achieved if they beat Australia on 29 July (11:45am kick off SA time), although this result cannot be guaranteed.

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REFEREES FOR THE FINAL ROUND OF THE RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP 2023

Australia v New Zealand
Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
Saturday, 29 July, 2023
Ref: Wayne Barnes (RFU)
Assistant Referee 1: Karl Dickson (RFU)
Assistant Referee 2: Christophe Ridley (RFU)
TMO: Tom Foley (RFU)
South Africa v Argentina
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Saturday, 29 July, 2023
Ref: Andrew Brace (IRFU)
Assistant Referee 1: Nika Amashukeli (GRU)
Assistant Referee 2: Chris Busby (IRFU)
TMO: Joy Neville (IRFU)

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