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Legoete does it again

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Lesego Legoete, whom everybody knows as Pro, was crowned as the Golden Lions Rugby Union top referee at a gala function in Midrand on Thursday evening.

By Paul Dobson, Moonsport

Legoete has walked away with the coveted prize as he has done 14 times in the last 15 years, a remarkable achievement. The 41-year-old has 20 tests caps under his belt.

Legoete has retired from refereeing under the auspices of SARU but is retained on their panel of TMOs.

Ashleigh Murray was crowned as the top woman referee as well as the most promising referee in the union. She is on her way to the Dubai Invitation Sevens in December.

Award Winners

Top male referee:
Lesego Legoete

Top female referee: Ashleigh Murray

Pirates Referee: Eduan Nel

Grade 1 Referee: Charles Miller

Grade 2 Referee: Reghardt O’Neill

Grade 3 Referee: Mothusi Shuping

Chairman's Award: Ben Letlole

Most Promising Referee: Ashleigh Murray

Coach/Performance Reviewer: Pierre Oelofse

Club of the Year: Pirates

Most Valuable Contribution: Michiel Koekemoer

Francois Smit trophy: Hermanus Kuin

Highest Exam Mark: Ronald Louw

From Annemie Bester

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