On Friday night, Andrew Brace will referee the first ever GUINNESS PRO14 game to feature a South African side when Ulster welcome the Toyota Cheetahs to Kingspan Stadium. Leo Colgan will be one of the assistant referees.
Also on Friday, George Clancy takes charge of Cardiff Blues v Edinburgh and will have Nigel Correll as one of the ARs, while Gary Conway will be one of the assistant referees at Irish Independent Park when Munster entertain Benetton Rugby.
On Saturday, Frank Murphy takes charge of the Scarlets-Southern Kings clash in Llanelli, with Sean Gallagher appointed as one of the assistant referees.
There are a number of youth and development interprovincial fixtures taking place this weekend, with Kieran Barry refereeing the game between the Munster and Ulster U-20/Development XVs, Dan Carson officiating Munster U-19s v Leinster U-19s, Richard Horgan takes charge of Ulster Schools against Leinster Schools and Brendan Cuttriss will referee Connacht U-19s v Ulster U-19s.
IRFU REFEREE APPOINTMENTS – SEPTEMBER 1-3:
Friday, September 1 –
Cardiff Blues v Edinburgh – George Clancy (Referee), Nigel Correll (AR1), Brian MacNeice (TMO)
Ulster v Toyota Cheetahs – Andrew Brace (Referee), Leo Colgan (AR2)
Munster v Benetton Rugby – Gary Conway (AR2)
Munster Under-20/Development XV v Ulster Under-20/Development XV – Kieran Barry (Referee), Ken Imbusch (AR1), Tommy O’Donoghue (AR2)
Saturday, September 2 –
Scarlets v Southern Kings – Frank Murphy (Referee), Sean Gallagher (AR1), Olly Hodges (TMO)
Connacht v Glasgow Warriors – Stuart Gaffikin (AR2), Peter Fitzgibbon (TMO)
Munster Under-19s v Leinster Under-19s – Dan Carson (Referee)
Ulster Under-18 Schools v Leinster Under-18 Schools – Richard Horgan (Referee)
Sunday, September 3 –
Connacht Under-19s v Ulster Under-19s – Brendan Cuttriss (Referee)