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.
England Qualifiers: Leicester Tigers, Sale Sharks, Gloucester, London Irish. Contenders for the final two English slots are: London Wasps, Newcastle Falcons, Northampton Saints.
France Qualifiers: Toulouse, Montferrand, Biarritz, Perpignan, Bourgoin. The final place will be decided between Stade Francais and Beziers.
Ireland Qualifiers: Leinster, Munster, Ulster.
Italy Qualifiers: TBC (x2) from results in the Italian Championship.
Scotland Qualifiers: Edinburgh, Glasgow.
Wales Qualifiers: Llanelli, Newport, Neath, Cardiff. The final Welsh slot will go to either Pontypridd or Swansea.