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IRFU Referees In Action Across Europe This Week

IRFU Referees In Action Across Europe This Week

Irish referees will be in action across Europe this week, as provinces, clubs and regions turn their attention to the Champions Cup, the Challenge Cup and the British & Irish Cup.

Tomorrow evening, George Clancy takes charge of Pau versus Gloucester in the Challenge Cup, with support from Gary Conway and Chris Harrington on the touchlines.
On Friday night in the Challenge Cup, Frank Murphy is on the whistle in Wales as the Cardiff Blues welcome Lyon and David Wilkinson will be in Salford to referee the game between Sale Sharks and Toulouse.
On Saturday, John Lacey is in Paris as Racing 92 host Leicester Tigers in the Champions Cup, and Sean Gallagher is in charge of the Challenge Cup tie between Worcester Warriors and Brive.
In the opening round of the British & Irish Cup, Jonny Erskine takes charge of Cardiff Blues versus Bristol, Robert O’Sullivan will have the whistle for London Scottish against the Dragons Select and Joy Neville is on the duty for Hartpury versus the Cornish Pirates.
On Sunday, Andrew Brace is at the Liberty Stadium for the Champions Cup meeting of the Ospreys and Clermont Auvergne.

Thursday, October 12 –

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European Challenge Cup
Pau v Gloucester – George Clancy (Referee), Gary Conway (AR1), Chris Harrington (AR2), Kevin Beggs (TMO)
Friday, October 13 –

European Challenge Cup
Cardiff Blues v Lyon – Frank Murphy (Referee), Leo Colgan (AR1), Ken Imbusch (AR2)
Sale Sharks v Toulouse – David Wilkinson (Referee), Kieran Barry (AR1), John Carvill (AR2), Olly Hodges (TMO)
Saturday, October 14 –

European Champions Cup
Racing 92 v Leicester Tigers – John Lacey (Referee), Stuart Gaffikin (AR1), Paul Haycock (AR2), Peter Fitzgibbon (TMO)
European Challenge Cup
Worcester Warriors v Brive – Sean Gallagher (Referee), Eddie Hogan O’Connell (AR1), Jonathan Peak (AR2)
British & Irish Cup
Cardiff Blues v Bristol – Jonny Erskine (Referee)
London Scottish v Dragons Select – Robert O’Sullivan (Referee)
Hartpury v Cornish Pirates – Joy Neville (Referee)
Sunday, October 15 –

European Champions Cup
Ospreys v Clermont Auvergne – Andrew Brace (Referee), Nigel Correll (AR1), Mark Patton (AR2), Simon McDowell (TMO)

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