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 event in Germany, the final European qualifier, will see five teams progress through to next year's World Cup, which is being held in Dubai.
Skurr talked to IrishRugby.ie about preparations for Hannover, his own rugby background and how he took on the role as Ireland Sevens coach.
The noted Sevens specialist also reflected on the 2008 campaign to date, the players and management currently involved in the Irish set-up, the current standard of the Sevens game in the country and what it would mean for Irish rugby to qualify for the Sevens World Cup.
To listen to the interview in full, please click here.
Previous Friday Interviews:
June 27 - John Hayes
June 20 - Lynne Cantwell
May 16 - Ronan O'Gara
May 9 - Division One Final Special
May 2 - AIB League Special
April 11 - AIB Cup Special
April 4 - David Wilkinson