Leading EP rugby ref Collier aiming for top

Maturity required to handle pressure of the job, young official says

Rugby referees must be able to shrug off nasty personal abuse from unruly spectators and have the temperament needed to handle pressure situations if they want to reach the top level of the game, leading EP whistleman Michael Collier says.

The respected 31-year-old official is a familiar figure on rugby fields throughout the Eastern Cape and has won the respect of players and officials after officiating in more than 500 matches...

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