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Irish Referees In Action On The International Front

Irish Referees In Action On The International Front

Irish rugby referees and match officials will be involved in November Test fixtures across Europe tomorrow, with those involved on the domestic front having a weekend off from the whistle.

Andrew Brace is the man in charge of the match between Japan and Tonga on Saturday, with the fixture taking place at the Stade Ernest Wallon in Toulouse, France.
Frank Murphy and Joy Neville are assistant referees for the meeting of Spain and Canada, and Sean Gallagher is one of the ARs for Wales v Georgia, Leo Colgan is television match official at that game.
George Clancy and Simon McDowell are assistant referee and TMO respectively for the clash between England and Australia, and Brian MacNeice will be TMO in Florence where Conor O’Shea’s Italy entertain Argentina.
New Zealander Paul Williams will referee Ireland’s GUINNESS Series encounter with Fiji on Saturday, with Angus Gardner from Australia and France’s Alexandre Ruiz as assistant referees. David Grashoff of the RFU will be TMO. Kieran Barry, John Carvill and Justin Deegan of the IRFU will be the fourth, fifth and sixth officials.

Saturday, November 18 –

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International Matches
Italy v Argentina – Brian MacNeice (TMO)
England v Australia – George Clancy (AR2), Simon McDowell (TMO)
Wales v Georgia – Sean Gallagher (AR2), Leo Colgan (TMO)
Spain v Canada – Frank Murphy (AR1), Joy Neville (AR2)
Japan v Tonga – Andrew Brace (Referee)
Ireland v Fiji – Kieran Barry (4th Official), John Carvill (5th Official), Justin Deegan (6th Official)