All of the officials have proven themselves at elite club level and are ready to take the next steps in a high intensity tournament format.
Working with IRB Referee Manager Paddy O'Brien and a team of IRB selectors, each of the match officials will have access to a dedicated performance management environment that will promote consistency and raise performance levels.
O'Brien said: "Officiating at a Junior World Championship provides the panel with exposure to a high-level development environment that mixes an intense schedule of matches with a dedicated coaching and performance management platform."
Key focus areas for this year's IRB Junior World Championship panel include zero tolerance on foul play, including high tackles, delivering consistency in the five key refereeing areas including compliance at the scrum and the strict enforcement of the offside laws ensuring that players have the space to attack.
"Over the next two-and-a-half weeks we will work closely with each match official to raise standards and ingrain a level of consistency that will lay the foundations for the progression of their respective careers," continued O'Brien.
"This environment has proven successful in delivering Test referees with New Zealand's Chris Pollock, France's Jérôme Garces and Carlo Damasco of Italy all selected as assistant referees for the 2011 Rugby World Cup.
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