Boks get Garcès again

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 08:47
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NEWS: French referee Jérôme Garcès will be the man in charge when England hosts South Africa in the one the most high-profile Test matches next month.

World Rugby has made match official appointments in 43 matches in November.

November is the month of the Holy Souls. It could also be the month of the Sore Bodies.

The other key appointment is Jaco Peyper of South Africa, who will be in charge when England host Australia ion December 3.

Of the top 30 ranked countries in the world, 26 will be playing in November and Brazil, Papua New Guinea and Zimbabwe will also be in action, as will the Maori and the Barbarians. The four teams not playing are Namibia, Kenya, Chile and Korea.

Those who will be playing are New Zealand, England, Australia, South Africa, Wales, Ireland, France, Scotland, Argentina, Fiji, Georgia, Japan, Italy, Samoa, Tonga, Romania, USA, Canada, Uruguay, Russia, Spain, Belgium, Hong Kong, Germany and Portugal. In some ways it is a bigger month than the World Cup.

The Appointments

4 November 2016
USA vs Maori All Blacks at Toyota Park, Chicago, USA
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
Assistant referees: Local
Television match official: Rowan Kitt (England)
Assessor: Wayne Erickson (Australia)

5 November 2016
Barbarians vs South Africa at Wembley Stadium, England
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Paul Williams (New Zealand), Shuhei Kubo (Japan)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)
Assessor: Chris White (England)

Ireland vs New Zealand at Soldier Field, Chicago, USA
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)
Assistant referees: Luke Pearce (England), Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Television match official: Rowan Kitt (England)
Assessor: Mark Lawrence (South Africa)

Wales vs Australia at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)
Assessor: Joël Dumé (France)

Japan vs Argentina at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Stadium, Tokyo, Japan
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Craig Maxwell-Keyes (England), Tim Baker (Hong Kong)
Television match official: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)
Assessor: Pablo De Luca (Argentina)

11 November 2016
Munster vs Maori All Blacks at Thomond Park, Limerick, Ireland
Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys (England)
Assistant referees: Local

Barbarians vs Fiji at Kingspan Stadium, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ireland), David Wilkinson (Ireland)
Television match official: Neil Paterson (Scotland)
Assessor: John Sheehan (Ireland)

12 November 2016
Portugal vs Belgium
Referee: Iñigo Attorasagasti (Spain)
Assistant referees: Kilian O’Brien (Germany), Kathi Pickert Germany)

Scotland vs Australia at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand), Ian Davies (Wales)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)
Assessor: Robert Davies (Wales)

England vs South Africa at Twickenham, England
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Television match official: Jon Mason (Wales)
Assessor: Clayton Thomas (Wales)

Wales vs Argentina at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: Shaun Davey (England)
Assessor: Chris White (England)

Italy vs New Zealand at Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Alex Ruiz (France), Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Television match official: Eric Gauzins (France)
Assessor: Colin Hawke (New Zealand)

Ireland vs Canada at Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (England), Thomas Charabas (France)
Gareth Simmonds (Wales)
Assessor: Andrew Cole (Australia)

France vs Samoa at Stade Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Referee: JP Doyle (England)
Assistant referees: Craig Joubert (South Africa), Tom Foley (England)
Television match official: Stefano Pennè (Italy)
Assessor: Bryce Lawrence (New Zealand)

Georgia vs Japan at Mikhail Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia
Referee: Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gauzère (France), Dan Jones (Wales)
Assessor: Andy Clift (Scotland)

Romania vs USA at Arcul de Triomph, Bucharest, Romania
Referee: Paul Williams (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Greg Garner (England), Gary Conway (Ireland)
Television match official: Carlo Damasco (Italy)
Assessor: Wayne Erickson (Australia)

Spain vs Tonga at Zorilla Stadium, Madrid, Spain
Referee: Shuhei Kubo (Japan)
Assistant referees: Marius Mitrea (Italy), Ian Tempest (England)
Assessor: Joël Dumé (France)

Germany vs Uruguay
Referee: Lloyd Linton (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Vlad Iordachescu (Romania), Shota Tevzadze (Georgia)
Assessor: Pablo De Luca (Argentina)

16 November 2016
Harlequins vs Maori All Blacks at The Stoop, Twickenham, England
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Local

19 November 2016
England vs Fiji at Twickenham, England
Referee: Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Assistant referees: Paul Williams (New Zealand), Lloyd Linton (Scotland)
Television match official: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)
Assessor: Mark Lawrence (South Africa)

France vs Australia at Stade de France, Paris, France
Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Greg Garner (England)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)
Assessor: Robert Davies (Wales)

Wales vs Japan at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Assistant referees: John Lacey (Ireland), Craig Maxwell-Keys (England)
Television match official: Eric Gauzins (France)
Assessor: Bryce Lawrence (New Zealand)

Ireland vs New Zealand at Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Ian Davies (Wales)
Television match official: Jon Mason (Wales)
Assessor: Chris White (England)

Italy vs South Africa at Stadio A Franchi, Florence, Italy
Referee: George Clancy (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Nigel Owens (Wales), David Wilkinson (Ireland)
Television match official: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)
Assessor: Clayton Thomas (Wales)

Scotland vs Argentina at Murrayfield, Edinburgh, Scotland
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Thomas Charabas (France)
Television match official: Shaun Davey (England)
Assessor: Andrew Cole (Australia)

Georgia vs Samoa at Mikhail Meskhi Stadium, Tbilisi, Georgia
Referee: Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Assistant referees: JP Doyle (England), Tom Foley (England)
Assessor: Pablo De Luca (Argentina)

Spain vs Uruguay at Stadium Ciudade de Malaga, Malaga, Spain
Referee: Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (England), Dan Jones (Wales)
Assessor: John Sheehan (Ireland)

Tonga vs USA at Anoeta Stadium, San Sebastian, Spain
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Alhambra Nievas (Spain), Iñigo Atorrasagasti (Spain)
Television match official: Carlo Damasco (Italy)
Assessor: Andy Clift (Scotland)

Romania vs Canada at Arcul de Triomph, Bucharest, Romania
Referee: Shuhei Kubo (Japan)
Assistant referees: Luke Pearce (England), Gary Conway (Ireland)
Television match official: Stefano Pennè (Italy)
Assessor: Colin Hawke (New Zealand)

Germany vs Brazil in Heidelberg
Referee: Iñigo Attorasagasti (Spain)
Assistant referees: Kilian O’Brien (Germany), Kathi Pickert Germany)

25 November 2016
Samoa vs Canada in Grenoble, France
Referee: Luke Pearce (England)
Assistant referees: David Wilkinson (Ireland), Gary Conway (Ireland)
Assessor: John Sheehan (Ireland)

26 November 2016
France vs New Zealand at Stade de France, Paris, France
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant referees: Federico Anselmi (Argentina), Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Television match official: Rowan Kitt (England)
Assessor: Wayne Erickson (Australia)

England vs Argentina at Twickenham, England
Referee: Pascal Gauzère (France)
Assistant referees: Marius Mitrea (Italy), Ian Davies (Wales)
Television match official: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)
Assessor: Bryce Lawrence (New Zealand)

Ireland vs Australia at Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant referees: JP Doyle (England), Craig Maxwell-Keyes (England)
Television match official: Eric Gauzins (France)
Assessor: Colin Hawke (New Zealand)

Wales vs South Africa at Principality Stadium, Cardiff, Wales
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Greg Garner (England), Tom Foley (England)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)
Assessor: Mark Lawrence (South Africa)

Scotland vs Georgia at Rugby Park, Edinburgh, Scotland
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Dan Jones (Wales)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)
Assessor: Robert Davies (Wales)

Italy vs Tonga at Stadio Euganeo, Padova, Italy
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Alex Ruiz (France), Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Television match official: Jon Mason (Wales)
Assessor: Joël Dumé (France)

Romania vs Uruguay at Arcul de Triomph, Bucharest, Romania
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Assistant referees: Lloyd Linton (Scotland), Ian Tempest (England)
Television match official: Neil Paterson (Scotland)
Assessor: Andy Clift (Scotland)

Germany vs Brazil
Referee: Maxime Burlet (Belgium)
Assistant referees: Maria Latos (Germany), Jon Gonder (Germany)

27 November 2016
Fiji vs Japan at Stade de la Rabine, Vannes, France
Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), Thomas Charabas (France)
Television match official: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)
Assessor: Andrew Cole (Australia)

1 December 2016
Portugal vs Brazil
Referee:  Vlad Iordachescu (Romania)

3 December 2016 
England vs Australia at Twickenham, England
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Craig Joubert (South Africa), Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Television match official: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)
Assessor: Clayton Thomas (Wales)

Cup of Nations, Hong Kong, 2016

11 November 2016
Russia vs Zimbabwe at Kings Park #1, Hong Kong
Hong Kong vs Papua New Guinea at Kings Park #1, Hong Kong

15 November 2016
Russia vs Papua New Guinea at Kings Park #1, Hong Kong
Hong Kong vs Zimbabwe at Kings Park #1, Hong Kong

19 November 2016
Zimbabwe vs Papua New Guinea at Hong Kong Football Club, Hong Kong
Hong Kong vs Russia at Hong Kong Football Club, Hong Kong

Referees: Nic Berry (Australia), Tim Baker (Hong Kong), Damian Schneider (Argentina)

NB The referees down as tba will be appointed by Rugby Europe.

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