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.
The Irish Rugby Football Union will break new ground by staging a Pro-Am golf tournament in aid of the Charitable Trust for Seriously Injured Players, at Mount Juliet on Friday, August 19.
It is anticipated that in excess of 100,000 will be raised in an event being run in association with the Irish Section of the PGA.
32 teams will take part in an 11 am shot-gun start, followed by a gala dinner, prize presentation and auction, conducted by former Ireland and Lions star Fergus Slattery.
Enquiries for pro-am team places or for tables for the post-golf banquet for non-golfers, should be made to: Tanya Ellis, Tel: 01 - 6473883 / Email: email@example.com