12 Dec, 14:42
Prop Cian Healy is expected to miss the start of the 2014 RBS 6 Nations after undergoing surgery on his injured ankle on Wednesday.
Alain Rolland and Joel Jutge will referee the Heineken Cup semi-finals on the weekend of 22 / 23 April.
Irish official Rolland will be in charge of the semi-final between Biarritz and Bath Rugby at Estadio Anoeta, San Sebastian, on Saturday, 22 April. This will be his second Heineken Cup Semi Final.
It is first time out for one of the most experience French whistlers, Joel Jutge, when he controls the all-Irish match between Leinster and Munster at Lansdowne Road on Sunday, 23 April.
...Joel Jutge will be in charge of the All Ireland clash between Leinster and Munster in the semi final of the Heineken Cup...
Both have refereed Heineken Cup finals, Rolland took charge of the 2004 game between London Wasps and Toulouse at Twickenham and Jutge was the man in the middle at the 2002 Millennium Stadium clash between Leicester Tigers and Munster.
HEINEKEN CUP 2006 SEMI-FINALS
(Both kick-offs LOCAL times)
Saturday, 22 April
16.00 Biarritz v Bath Rugby - Alain Rolland (Ireland).
Estadio Anoeta, San Sebastian - FR2 / Sky Sports
Sunday, 23 April
15.00 Leinster v Munster - Joel Jutge (France).
Lansdowne Road, Dublin - RTE / Sky Sports / Sports +
For more information on refereeing in Ireland click here.