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Late Tackle: Egon Seconds

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Late Tackle: A few seconds with Egon

Super Rugby referee Egon Seconds jumps onto the couch and brings some unique insight into all things refereeing while bringing some humour to the panel.

Howie Kahn, Anton ‘Worms’ van Zyl and Morgan Newman get the show underway with a recap of the penultimate Super Rugby round-robin matches before digging their teeth into the Newlands Stadium sage.

The panel shares their thoughts on the Super Rugby conference system before Morgan Newman makes a massive statement about the state of Western Province Rugby at 10:09.

Seconds turns on the humour from the second he gets on the couch and chats about his remarkable rise as a professional referee two minutes later before throwing in his two cents around the Stormers’ potential move to the Cape Town Stadium.

The banter was always going to lead to Seconds’ now-famous hairstyle during his playing days before he opens up about the tough task he had around adjusting from being a player to an official.

The discussion then went into serious mode as Newman questioned Seconds about the refereeing of certain aspects of the game and what exactly the protocol is about making those decisions.

Seconds then provides some insight into how referees are reviewed and analysed before the panel lures him into speaking about policing the breakdown.

The show concludes by looking at the final round of Super Rugby action and the various permutations that could change the final standings ahead of the playoffs.

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Late Tackle: A few seconds with Egon