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IRFU Referee Appointments This Weekend

IRFU Referee Appointments This Weekend

IRFU referees will be involved in the final pool games of the European Champions Cup and the European Challenge Cup as well as officiating games in the British & Irish Cup this weekend. There are also fixtures in Divisions 2A and 2B of the Ulster Bank League.

Andy Brace will take charge of Sale Sharks v Newport Gwent Dragons tonight in the European Challenge Cup at the AJ Bell Stadium.
On Saturday, John Lacey will officiate at the Recreation Ground when Bath face Toulon in the European Champions Cup, and Gary Conway will referee Zebre versus Gloucester at the Stadio XXV Aprile in the European Challenge Cup.

George Clancy will be the man in the middle for the European Champions Cup clash the Stade Jean Bouin on Sunday when Stade Francais welcome Leicester Tigers.
In the British & Irish Cup, Frank Murphy takes charge of Nottingham v Cardiff Blues Premiership Select in Lady Bay Sports Ground on Friday night and Sean Gallagher is in Neath on Saturday as the Ospreys Premiership Select take on Yorkshire Carnegie.
Closer to home, there are two games in Division 2A and three fixtures in Division 2B of the Ulster Bank League.

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For more information on refereeing in Ireland, please see www.irishrugby.ie/referees.
IRFU Referee Appointments: January 21-24, 2016
Thursday, January 21 –
European Challenge Cup
Sale Sharks v Newport Gwent Dragons – Andy Brace
Friday, January 22 –
British & Irish Cup
Nottingham v Cardiff Blues – Frank Murphy
Saturday, January 23 –
European Champions Cup
Bath v Toulon – John Lacey
European Challenge Cup
Zebre v Gloucester – Gary Conway
British & Irish Cup
Ospreys Premiership Select v Yorkshire Carnegie – Sean Gallagher

Ulster Bank League Division 2A
Corinthians v Cashel – Barrie O’Connell
Thomond v UCC – Stuart Douglas
Ulster Bank League Division 2B
Highfield v MU Barnhall – Gary Glennon
Rainey Old Boys v City of Derry – Peter Martin
Seapoint v City of Armagh – George Finn
Sunday, January 24 –
European Champions Cup
Stade Francais v Leicester Tigers – George Clancy