Poite withdraws

Sat, 12 Jan 2013 19:32
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Romain Poite, the top French referee, has withdrawn from his match on Sunday because of illness and has had to be replaced.

Romain Poite, the top French referee, has withdrawn from his match on Sunday because of illness and has had to be replaced.

Poite was appointed to referee the match between Edinburgh and Munster at Murrayfield.

Greg Garner of England will replace Poite. Garner, who refereed at the Junior Championship in South Africa in the middle of 2012, has been making a great impression in the Aviva Premiership.

Garner was appoiinted to referee the Heineken Cup match between Benetton Treviso and Ospreys next week. This week was down to be an assistant referee in the match between Toulouse and Benetton Treviso in Toulouse on Sunday. His place is taken by JP Doyle.
 The referees for these matches are now as follows:
 Edinburgh vs Munster at Murrayfield
 Referee: Greg Garner (England)
 Assistant referees: Cyril Lafon (France), Stéphane Boyer (France)
 Television match official: Daniel Gillet (France)
 Timekeeper: John Montgomery (England)
 Citing commissioner: Alberto Recaldini (Italy)
 Assessor: Les Peard (Wales)  

 Toulouse vs Benetton Treviso at Ernest Wallon
 Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
 Assistant referees: JP Doyle (England), Robin Goodliffe (England)
 Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)
 Timekeeper: Bruno Bessot (France)
 Citing commissioner: Matt Bayliss (England)
Assessor: Patrick Thomas (France)

There are currently no matches being played
Mon, 20 February 2017
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Harlequins v Leicester Tigers 17h45 Twickenham Stoop
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Dragons v Leinster 19h30 Rodney Parade
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Sat, 25 February 2017
Sunwolves v Hurricanes 04h15 Tokyo
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Waratahs v Force 08h45 Allianz Park
Saracens v Sale Sharks 12h45 Allianz Park
Northampton Saints v Worcester Warriors 13h00 Franklin's Gardens
Exeter Chiefs v Newcastle Falcons 13h00 Sandy Park
Cheetahs v Lions 13h05 Bloemfontein
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Pool 1
Team P W D L Pts
Munster 6 5 0 1 24
Glasgow Warriors 6 4 0 2 19
Leicester Tigers 6 2 0 4 8
Racing Metro 6 1 0 5 5
Pool 2
Team P W D L Pts
Wasps 6 4 1 1 22
Toulouse 6 3 2 1 18
Connacht 6 4 0 2 18
Zebre 6 0 0 6 0
Pool 3
Team P W D L Pts
Saracens 6 5 1 0 24
Toulon 6 3 0 3 16
Scarlets 6 2 1 3 11
Sale Sharks 6 1 0 5 4
Pool 4
Team P W D L Pts
Leinster 6 4 1 1 23
Montpellier 6 3 0 3 16
Castres 6 2 1 3 12
Northampton Saints 6 2 0 4 9
Pool 5
Team P W D L Pts
Clermont Auvergne 6 5 0 1 26
Bordeaux 6 3 0 3 14
Exeter Chiefs 6 2 0 4 12
Ulster 6 2 0 4 10