10 Dec, 12:23
Ireland's John Lacey will referee his first ever RBS 6 Nations match in February, while Alain Rolland is also included in the Elite Panel in what is his last season.
Rala has been baggage master to the Irish Senior Team for nearly fifteen years; in which time he has toured every major rugby playing nation, including three world cups. In 2009 Rala was appointed Baggage Master for the British & Irish Lions.
His favourite place is Inis Boffin. He has been a member of Terenure College RFC since 1967.