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.
"These four teams are now just a win away from appearing in the prestigious inaugural Celtic Cup final, in either Edinburgh or Dublin, on the 20th of December," said Keith Grainger, Tournament Director Celtic Rugby.
"With the introduction of the Celtic Cup this year we have commissioned the design of a new look Celtic trophy to be played for in the League competition and the "old", very old in fact, trophy will be held high by the winners of the Celtic Cup - be it Ulster, Connacht, Glasgow Rugby or Edinburgh Rugby."
The confirmed dates, times, venues and television coverage for the Celtic Cup 2003 semi-finals are:
Friday 14th November. Fixture: Glasgow Rugby v Ulster Venue: Hughenden TV: BBC NI / TG4 Kick-off: 7.30
Saturday 15th November Fixture: Connacht v Edinburgh Rugby Venue: Sportsground TV: TG4Kick-off: 2.00pm