Referees to 1 April 2013

Mon, 25 Mar 2013 22:19
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It's Holy Week leading into Easter and so there are fewer matches in some places at this time.

It's Holy Week leading into Easter and so there are fewer matches in some places at this time.

There is also the arctic weather prevailing in Europe at this time. Iain Heard of Scotland tells of a referee last weekend whop came off in the second half suffering from hypothermia.


European Rugby Cup

Division 1B

Poland vs Ukraine in Gdynia
Referee: Lloyd Linton (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Andrew Macpherson (Scotland), Stephen Ward (Scotland)

Division 2B

Andorra vs Latvia in Andorra La Vella
Referee: Hrvoje Bartolic (Czech Republic)

Division 2D

Greece To play Finland in Athens
Referee : Csaba Priskin (Hungary)

FIRA-AER Under-18

Justin Bridou Championship

Referees: Andrew: Rawson (England), Stuart Gaffkin (Ireland), Ben Whitehouse (Wales), Dan Shaw (Scotland), Mathieu Noirot (France), Claudio Blessano (Italy), Robert Andrei Diaconescu (Romania), Tomasz Jarowicz (Poland), Sergey Poplavskyi (Ukraine), Iñigo Atorrasagasti (Spain), Fabrice Hand (France), Cédric Chartrain (France)

Under-18 Clubs

Ireland vs England
Referee: Simon Rees (Wales)
Assistant referees: Barry O’Keefe (Ireland), Brian Montayne (Ireland)
Assessor: T Duncan

IRB Sevens Series

This week it is Tokyo.

Referees: James McPhail (New Zealand), Anthony Moyes (Australia), Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), Alexandre Ruiz (France), Andrea Spadoni (Italy), Ian Tempest (England), Rhys Thomas (Wales), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), Kevin White (Scotland)

Pacific Rugby Cup

Blues Development vs Junior Japan at Bell Park, Pakuranga RFC, Pakuranga
Referee: Kane McBride (New Zealand)

Hurricanes Development vs Fiji Warriors at Spriggens Park, Wanganui
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)

Chiefs Development vs Samoa A at Albert Park, Te Awamutu
Referee: Shane McDermott (New Zealand)

Crusaders Development vs Tonga A at Linwood RFC, Christchurch
Referee: Sheldon Eden-Whaitiri (New Zealand)

Super Rugby, Round 7

Highlanders vs Reds at Forsyth Barr Stadium
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), Sheldon Eden-Whaitiri (New Zealand)
Television match official: Vinny Munro (New Zealand)

Hurricanes vs Kings at Westpac Stadium
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Garratt Williamson (New Zealand), Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Television match official: Vinny Munro (New Zealand)

Chiefs vs Blues at Bay Park Stadium, Mount Maunganui
Referee: Jonathan Kaplan (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Chris Pollock (New Zealand), Shane McDermott (New Zealand)
Television match official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

Brumbies vs Bulls at Canberra Stadium
Referee: Jonathon White (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Angus Gardner (Australia), Rohan Hoffman (Australia)
Television match official: Matt Goddard (Australia)

Cheetahs vs Rebels at Free State Stadium
Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Lourens van der Merwe (South Africa), Stefan Breytenbach (South Africa)
Television match official: Johan Greeff (South Africa)

Stormers vs Crusaders at Newlands
Referee:  Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Stuart Berry (South Africa), Linston Manuel (South Africa)
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Waratahs vs Force at Allianz Stadium
Referee: Steve Walsh (Australia)
Assistant referees: Andrew Lees (Australia), James Leckie (Australia)
Television match official: Peter Marshall (Australia)

Pro 12, Round 19

Sean Gallagher of Ireland will be refereeing his first Pro 12 match.

Glasgow Warriors vs Munster at Scotstoun Stadium
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Assistant referees: Peter Allan (Scotland), Adrian Graves (Scotland)
Television match official: Iain Ramage (Scotland)
Assessor: Neil Fergus (Scotland)
Citing Commissioner: Peter Brown (Scotland)

Zebre vs Edinburgh at Stadio XXV Aprile
Referee: Sean Gallagher (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Stefano Traversi (Italy), Filippo Bertelli (Italy)
Television match official: Alan Falzone (Italy)
Citing Commissioner: Roberto Carra (Italy)

Benetton Treviso vs Connacht at Stadio Monigo
Referee: Andrew Mcmenemy (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Elia Rizzo (Italy), Filippo Navarra (Italy)
Television match official: Mauro Dordolo (Italy)
Citing Commissioner: Achille Reali (Italy)

Cardiff Blues vs Ospreys at Millennium Stadium
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Ian Davies (Wales), Sean Brickell (Wales)
Television match official: Nigel Whitehouse (Wales)
Citing Commissioner: Denis Jones (Wales)

Leinster vs Ulster at RDS Dublin
Referee: George Clancy (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Leo Colgan (Ireland), David Connolly (Ireland)
Television match official: Jude Quinn (Ireland)
Citing Commissioner: Murray White (Ireland)

Newport Gwent Dragons vs Scarlets at Millennium Stadium
Referee: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Neil Hennessy (Wales), Jon Mason (Wales)
Television match official: Tony Row lands (Wales)
Citing Commissioner: Ray Wilton (Wales)




Gloucester vs Harlequins
Referee: JP Doyle
Assistant referees: Kevin Stewart, Stuart Terheege
Television match official: Geoffrey Warren
Timekeeper: David Hudson

Bath vs London Welsh
Referee: Tim Wigglesworth
Assistant referees: Gareth Copsey, Peter Huckle
Timekeeper: Laurie Bryant
Assessor: Ashley Reay

London Wasps vs Saracens
Referee: Martin Fox
Assistant referees: Andrew Pearce, Ashley Rowden
Timekeeper: Bob Ockenden

Worcester Warriors vs Exeter Chiefs
Referee: David Rose
Assistant referees: Steve Lee, Nigel Carrick
Timekeeper: Mike Hamlin
Assessor: Nigel Yates

Northampton Saints vs Leicester Tigers
Referee: Wayne Barnes
Assistant referees: Robin Goodliffe, Roy Maybank
Television match official: David Grashoff
Timekeeper: Brian Abrahams

London Irish vs Sale Sharks
Referee: Greg Garner
Assistant referees: Paul Burton, Andrew Watson
Television match official: Graham Hughes
Timekeeper: John Burtenshaw
Assessor: Paul Bridgman


Cornish Pirates vs Bedford Blues
Referee: Greg Macdonald
Assistant referees: Craig Maxwell-Keys, Michael Patz

Leeds Carnegie vs Rotherham Titans
Referee: Darren Gamage
Assistant referees: Philip Davies, James Minards
Assessor: Brian Campsall

Bristol vs Plymouth Albion
Referee: Luke Pearce
Assistant referees: Roger Baileff, Darryl Chapman
Television match official: Geoffrey Warren

Doncaster Knights vs Nottingham
Referee: Llyr ApGeraint
Assistant referees: Steve Lee, Simon Mcconnell
Television match official: Trevor Fisher

Newcastle Falcons vs Jersey
Referee: Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Assistant referees: Andrew Jackson, Alan Hughes
Assessor: Gary Welsh

Moseley vs London Scottish
Referee: Simon Harding
Assistant referees: Rowan Kitt, Brian Ravenhill
Assessor: Ed Morrison


Top 14, Round 23

Biarritz vs Grenoble at Parc des Sports d'Aguilera
Referee: Salem Attalah
Assistant referees: Flavien Hourquet, Christophe Malterre
Television match official: Laurent Valin

Stade Français vs Toulon at Lille Métropole
Referee: Romain Poite
Assistant referees: Adrien Descottes, Laurent Breil
Television match official: Vincent Azoulay

Mont-de-Marsan vs Montpellier at Stade Guy Boniface
Referee: Patrick Pechambert
Assistant referees: Sébastien Boyer, Patrick Beuriot
Television match official: Eric Gauzins

Clermont vs Agen at Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin
Referee: Cyril Lafon
Assistant referees: Christophe Mallet, Sébastien Hebert
Television match official: Bernard Dal Maso

Perpignan vs Castres at Stade Aimé Giral
Referee: Jean-Pierre Matheu
Assistant referees: Sébastien Minery, Pascal Ubeda
Television match official: Gérard Borreani

Bordeaux-Bègles vs Bayonne at Stade André Moga
Referee: Pascal Gauzère
Assistant referees: Laurent Millotte, Jérôme Lamarque
Television match official: Gilles Cogne

Racing-Métro vs Toulouse at Stade de France
Referee: Laurent Cardona
Assistant referees: Christophe Dutreuilh, Laurent Sclafer
Television match official: Jean-Pierre Pellaprat


Ulster Bank League, Division 1

Young Munster vs UL Bohemians
Referee: Peter Fitzgibbon

Dolphin vs Cork Constitution
Referee: Olly Hodges

Old Belvedere vs St Mary's
Referee: Leo Colgan

Shannon vs Garryowen
Referee: Michael Black

Dungannon vs Malone
Referee: Mark Patton

Lansdowne vs Clontarf
Referee: Alain Rolland

Ballymena vs Bruff
Referee: David Keane

Ballynahinch vs Buccaneers
Referee: Simon McDowell

Blackrock vs Dublin University
Referee: Brian Macneice

UCD vs Belfast Harlequins
Referee: Barrie O'Connell



Currie vs Heriots
Referee: Cammy Rudkin
Assistant referees: David Crudge, Adrian Graves

Premier Cup Semifinals

Gala vs Melrose
Referee: Peter Allan
Assistant referees: Graeme Wells, Graeme Marshall

Dundee HSFP vs Ayr
Referee: David Changleng
Assistant referees: Gary Gordon, Bob Nevins

South Africa

Community Cup Quarterfinals

Brakpan vs Roodepoort
Referee: Ben Crouse
Reserve referee: Jaco Kotze
Assistant referees: Kobus Wessels, W Verster
Television match official: Lusanda Jam
Assessor: Banks Yantolo

Despatch vs Pretoria Police
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Reserve referee: Ben Crouse
Assistant referees: Jaco Kotze, Jason Jaftha
Television match official: J Botha
Assessor: Tappe Henning

College Rovers vs Durbell
Referee: Lusanda Jam
Reserve referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant referees: Jaco van Heerden, Kobus Wessels
Television match official: W Verster
Assessor: Banks Yantolo

Rustenburg Impala vs Evergreens
Referee: Jaco Kotze
Reserve referee: Lusanda Jam
Assistant referees: Ben Crouse, Jason Jaftha
Television match official: J Botha
Assessor: Tappe Henning

Varsity Cup

Varsity Shield Final
CUT vs UWC at CUT fields, Bloemfontein
Referee: Stephan Geldenhuys
Assistant referees: Oregopotse Rametsi, Local
Television match official: Johan Greeff
Assessor: Willie Roos

Koshuis Final
Villagers vs Vishuis at Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch
Referee: Cwengile Jadezweni
Assistant referees: Local
Television match official: Deon van Blommestein

Young Guns Final
Maties Young Guns vs TUKS Young Guns at Danie Craven Stadium, Stellenbosch
Referee: Daniel Fortuin
Assistant referees: Local
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman
Assessor: Dennis Immelman