The meeting reviewed match official performances across all relevant tournaments in conjunction with feedback from the referee managers in each Union and from club coaching staff.
Nigel Owens will get next month's much-anticipated Heineken Cup quarter-finals underway when he takes charge of the April 5 clash between Munster and Toulouse.
The game marks the first visit of the four-time champions to the famed Thomond Park cauldron.
Ireland's Alain Rolland, who recently refereed his 66th and final Test match, has been appointed to referee the Anglo-French confrontation at Stade Marcel-Michelin between last season's runners-ups Clermont Auvergne and Leicester Tigers. He will lead an all-Irish match official team.
French referee Jerome Garces will be in the middle for Ulster's showdown with Saracens at Ravenhill.
The last of the quarter-finals on April 6 between reigning Heineken Cup champions Toulon and last season's Amlin Challenge Cup winners Leinster at Stade Felix Mayol will be refereed by Wayne Barnes from England.
One of the most entertaining weekends in club rugby will kick off on Thursday, April 3 with the Amlin Challenge Cup quarter-final between Sale Sharks and Northampton Saints which will be refereed by France's Romain Poite.
Television match officials will be in operation at all the Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup matches during the knockout stages.
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HEINEKEN CUP QUARTER-FINALS:
Saturday, April 5 -
MUNSTER v Toulouse, Thomond Park, 1.30pm
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales); Assistant Referees: JP Doyle (England), Neil Hennessy (Wales); TMO: Derek Bevan (Wales)
Clermont Auvergne v Leicester Tigers, Stade Marcel-Michelin, 5pm local time
Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland); Assistant Referees: George Clancy, David Wilkinson (both Ireland); TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)
ULSTER v Saracens, Ravenhill, 6.30pm
Referee: Jerome Garces (France); Assistant Referees: Mathieu Raynal, Cedric Marchat (both France); TMO: Eric Gauzins (France)
Sunday, April 6 -
Toulon v LEINSTER, Stade Felix Mayol, 5.30pm local time/4.30pm Irish time
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England); Assistant Referees: Greg Garner, Luke Pearce (both England); TMO: Graham Hughes (England)
AMLIN CHALLENGE CUP QUARTER-FINALS:
Thursday, April 3 -
Sale Sharks v Northampton Saints, AJ Bell Stadium, 8pm
Referee: Romain Poite (France); Assistant Referees: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland), Neil Paterson (Scotland); TMO: Ian Ramage (Scotland)
Friday, April 4 -
Stade Francais v Harlequins, Stade Jean Bouin, 9pm local time
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wales); Assistant Referees: Ian Davies (Wales), Andrew McMenemy (Scotland); TMO: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)
Sunday, April 6 -
Bath v Brive, Recreation Ground, 2pm
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland); Assistant Referees: Dudley Phillips, Sean Gallagher (both Ireland); TMO: Jim Yuille (Scotland)
London Wasps v Gloucester, Adams Park, 7pm
Referee: Pascal Gauzere (France); Assistant Referees: Marius Mitrea (Italy), Laurent Cardona (France); TMO: Alan Falzone (Italy)