IRFU referees are in action across EPCR, PRO12, Sevens and International fixtures this weekend.
John Lacey takes control of Friday night’s European Champions Cup play-off decider between Northampton Saints and Stade Francais at Franklin’s Gardens. George Clancy and Nigel Correll are the two assistant referees and Simon McDowell is named as TMO.
On Saturday at the Aviva Stadium, David Wilkinson will be AR1 in support of GUINNESS PRO12 final referee Nigel Owens. Nigel Correll and John Carvill are the fourth and fifth officials respectively, with Justin Deegan making his debut at this level as the sixth official.
Cillian Hogan is on duty at the Amsterdam Sevens in Holland, while Joy Neville is on duty at the HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series in Langford, Canada, with Sean Gallagher in St. Petersburg officiating at the European Sevens Club Championships.
On Sunday Andrew Brace takes control of the England v Barbarians game at Twickenham, with John Lacey in the role of assistant referee and Peter Fitzgibbon acting as TMO.
IRFU REFEREE APPOINTMENTS – MAY 26-28:
Friday, May 26 –
European Champions Cup Play-Off Final
Northampton Saints v Stade Francais – John Lacey (Referee), George Clancy (AR1), Nigel Correll (AR2), Simon McDowell (TMO)
Saturday, May 27 –
GUINNESS PRO12 Final
Munster v Scarlets – David Wilkinson (AR1), Nigel Correll (4th Official), John Carvill (5th Official), Justin Deegan (6th Official)
Amsterdam Sevens Tournament
– Cillian Hogan (Referee)
HSBC World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series – Langford, Canada
– Joy Neville (Referee)
European Sevens Club Championships – St. Petersburg, Russia
– Sean Gallagher (Referee)
Sunday, May 28 –
England v Barbarians – Andrew Brace (Referee), John Lacey (AR1), Peter Fitzgibbon (TMO)