Once again, the Springboks will have Frenchman Jerome Garces referee the semi-final against Wales in Yokohama, Japan. Garces was the referee in the RWC2019 game between South Africa and New Zealand on 21 September – The All Blacks beat the Springboks 23 to 14.
With the statistics below, Springboks and Springbokfans could be a bit nervous for the big game on Sunday, 27 October at 11H00 SA Time. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
Here are the Springbok / Garces statistics:-
Garces refereed a previous Test match between South Africa and Wales with the Springboks losing 24 – 22 in Cardiff in 2017.
In 14 prior Tests under Garces’ watch, the Springboks have won only four times which equates to a 29% win-record. Story from here
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