There are a number of IRFU referees in action this weekend across a number of competitions including the Under-20 Six Nations Championship, the Guinness PRO12 and the Ulster Bank League. There will also be officials flying to Germany and France.
Tonight Gary Conway officiates the GUINNESS PRO12 game between the Newport Gwent Dragons and Glasgow Warriors at Rodney Parade.
On Saturday, Sean Gallagher will referee the Under-20 Six Nations match between Wales and France. He will be joined by assistant referees Leo Colgan and Paul Haycock, and Simon McDowell will be TMO.
George Clancy is in PRO12 action as he takes charge of leaders Connacht versus the Ospreys in the Sportsground.
Frank Murphy will travel to Hannover to referee the European Nations Cup meeting of Germany and Portugal and he will be assisted by Stuart Gaffikin and Brian MacNeice.
Also on Saturday, Oisin Quinn will be the man in the middle in La Baule, Nantes when the France Under-18s face England U-18s, while there are a host of Ulster Bank League fixtures on the domestic scene.
On Sunday in the PRO12, John Lacey takes charge of Cardiff Blues and Ulster and Dudley Phillips will referee Edinburgh versus the Scarlets.
IRFU REFEREE APPOINTMENTS – FEBRUARY 25-28:
Thursday, February 25 –
Newport Gwent Dragons v Glasgow Warriors – Gary Conway (Referee)
Saturday, February 27 –
Connacht v Ospreys – George Clancy (Referee), Andy Brace (AR1), John Carvill (AR2)
European Nations Cup
Germany v Portugal – Frank Murphy (Referee), Stuart Gaffikin (AR1), Brian MacNeice (AR2)
Under-18 Invitational Tournament
France Under-18s v England Under-18s – Oisin Quinn (Referee)
Ulster Bank League Division 1A
Clontarf v Young Munster – Barry Kiernan (Referee)
Garryowen v Terenure College – Nigel Correll (Referee)
Lansdowne v Galwegians – Eddie Hogan O’Connell (Referee)
Old Belvedere v Ballynahinch – David Wilkinson (Referee)
UCD v Cork Constitution – Mark Connolly (Referee)
Ulster Bank League Division 1B
Ballymena v Shannon – Mark Patton (Referee)
Buccaneers v Belfast Harlequins – Jonathan Peak (Referee)
Old Wesley v Dolphin – Joy Neville (Referee)
St. Mary’s College v Blackrock College – Shane Kierans (Referee)
UL Bohemians v Dublin University – Jonny Erskine (Referee)
Ulster Bank League Division 2B
Sunday’s Well v Rainey Old Boys – Helen O’Reilly (Referee)
Ulster Bank League Division 2C
Kanturk v Midleton – Richard Horgan (Referee)
Sunday, February 28 –
Cardiff Blues v Ulster – John Lacey (Referee)
Edinburgh v Scarlets – Dudley Phillips (Referee)