He has been awarded two Rugby World Cup qualifying games in September as referee and a number of other matches as a touch judge.
Lewis, McHugh and Rolland will be involved in top line matches in South Africa, Canada and Argentina. The May - September 2002 referees/touch judges allocation for the Irish Panel Members is:
June 15 - South Africa V. Wales, Cape Town (Alan Lewis, touch judge).
June 15 - Argentina V. France, Buenos Aires (Alain Rolland, touch judge).
June 15 - Canada V. Scotland, Vancouver (David McHugh, referee).
June 22 - Argentina V. England, Buenos Aires (Alain Rolland, referee).
June 22 - USA V. Scotland, venue tba (David McHugh, touch judge).
June 29 - RWC - USA V. Canada, venue tba (Alan Lewis, referee; Donal Courtney, touch judge).
July (date to be confirmed) - Canada V. USA, venue tba - (Alan Lewis, touch judge; Donal Courtney touch judge).
September 7 - RWC Uruguay V. Winner Round 3, venue tba - (Donal Courtney, referee).
September 21 - RWC Italy V. tbc - venue tba (Donal Courtney referee).