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IRFU Referee Appointments At Home And Abroad This Week

IRFU Referee Appointments At Home And Abroad This Week

IRFU referees are in action both domestically and in European competition this weekend, including the Challenge Cup qualifying play-offs in Mogliano, Italy and Tbilisi, Georgia.

On Friday night, David Wilkinson takes charge of an ‘A’ interprovincial fixture between Ulster and Leinster at Banbridge RFC, while Barrie O’Connell will officiate the evening kick-off at Irish Independent Park between Sunday’s Well and Highfield in Ulster Bank League Division 2A.
Saturday sees two Irish teams of officials on duty for the European Challenge Cup qualifying play-offs. Frank Murphy is assisted by Eddie Hogan O’Connell and Helen O’Reilly for the game between Mogliano and Enisei STM in Italy. In Tbilisi, Georgia.

Murphy has also been included in the panel of referees for the World Rugby U20 Championship, which takes place in Georgia in June.

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Sean Gallagher will have Joy Neville and Ken Imbusch running the line as he takes charge of the meeting of Krasny Yar Krasnoyarsk and Timisoara Saracens.
In the first round of the Provincial League Championship, Brendan Cuttriss is the man in the middle for Clonmel v Ballina and George Finn will have the whistle for Omagh v Malahide.
The semi-finals of the Fraser McMullen Cup take place on Sunday with Dermot Thomas Blake to referee the clash between the Navan and Dublin University Under-20 teams, with Glenn Sheridan taking charge of the other semi-final – Lansdowne v UCD.

Friday, March 31 – 
‘A’ Interprovincial Match
Ulster ‘A’ v Leinster ‘A’ – David Wilkinson (Referee) Johnny Erskine (AR1), Rob Watson (AR2)
Ulster Bank League Div 2A 
Sunday’s Well v Highfield – Barrie O’Connell (Referee)
Saturday, April 1 –
Provincial League Championship – Round 1
Clonmel v Ballina – Brendan Cuttriss (Referee)
Omagh v Malahide – George Finn (Referee)
European Challenge Cup Qualifying Play-Offs
Mogliano v Enisei STM – Frank Murphy (Referee), Eddie Hogan O’Connell (AR1), Helen O’Reilly (AR2)
Krasny Yar v Timisoara Saracens – Sean Gallagher (Referee), Joy Neville (AR1), Ken Imbusch (AR2)
Ulster Bank League Div 1B
Naas v Ballynahinch – Kieran Barry (Referee)
Ulster Bank League Div 2A
Nenagh Ormond v Malone – Chris Harrington (Referee)
Corinthians v Queen’s University – Shane Kierans (Referee)
Ulster Bank League Div 2C
Kanturk v Tullamore – David Horner (Referee)
Midleton v Bangor – Karol Collins (Referee)
Boyne v Seapoint – Rob Watson (Referee)
Sunday, April 2 –
Fraser McMullen Cup Semi-Finals
Navan v Dublin University – Dermot Thomas Blake (Referee)
Lansdowne v UCD – Glenn Sheridan (Referee)