Match officials for year-end internationals announced

South Africa is well represented on the match official panels for the November internationals – where AJ Jacobs will be making his Test debut – and the two Dubai Sevens tournaments, while the referees for the Springboks’ three matches in the UK were also announced by World Rugby on Friday.

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Zas double steers DHL Stormers to first win

Two tries by Leolin Zas steered the DHL Stormers to their first victory in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as they defeated the Dragons 24-10 at Rodney Parade in Newport, Wales on Friday night.

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Ulster score bonus-point win over Lions

Ulster flanker Nick Timoney scored two tries as the Northern Irishmen kept up their perfect with a 26-10 bonus-point win over Emirates Lions to jump to the top of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship table.