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.
His past presidencies include London Irish Rugby (2000-02) and Finchley Golf Club (2004). He is a long-standing Golf enthusiast, being Captain of the London Irish Golf Society (1981) and later becoming President (1992).
Up to his retirement a couple of years back, he was very well-known in business circles, being Chief Buyer for the established firm of J Murphy & Sons.
Irish readers with longer memories may remember him as a distinguished player with Waterpark and Clontarf.
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