04/05/02.Joel Jutge will become the second French referee to control a Heineken Cup final when he takes charge of the Munster/Leicester Tigers clash at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff
Fellow Frenchman Joel Dume refereed the first Anglo-Irish Heineken Cup final in 2000 between Northampton and Munster, the only other occasion a French club failed to reach the final.
Jutge’s touch judges for the showpiece occasion in three weeks’ time will be Joel Dume himself and Didier Mene who filled the same function two years ago.
Daniel Gilet will be the fourth official, and Michel Lamoulie the television match official.
Ireland’s Alan Lewis will referee the PARKER PEN SHIELD final on Sunday, May 26 at the Kassam Stadium, Oxford (kick-off 2pm). Alain Rolland and Donal Courtney (both Ireland) will be his touch judges and David Tyndall the fourth official.
Tickets for the PARKER PEN SHIELD final are available at #15, #20 and #25 by calling Pontypridd RFC (01443 405006), Sale Sharks (08712 220120), Oxford United (01865 337533) and Ticketmaster (0870 161 1996).