Match officials to August 30

Date published: August 26 2015

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The match officials for this weekend's action have been confirmed, with Craig Joubert handed the Ireland versus Wales international fixture.

International

Ireland vs Wales
@ Aviva Stadium
Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)
Assessor: Lyndon Bray (New Zealand)

Scotland vs Italy
@ Murrayfield
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: JP Doyle (England), Mathieu Raynal (France)
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)
Assessor: Donal Courtney (Ireland)

Japan vs Uruguay
@ Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium
Referee: George Clancy (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Assessor: Alain Rolland (Ireland)

Barbarians vs Samoa
@ Olympic Stadium
Referee: Johnny Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Greg Garner (England), Paul Dix (England)
Television match official: Sean Davey (England)
Timekeeper: John Burtenshaw (England)
Assessor: Michel Lamoulie (France)

ITM Cup 

Tasman vs Manawatu
@ Lansdowne Park
Referee: Glen Jackson

Counties-Manukau vs Hawke's Bay
@ ECOLight Stadium
Referee: Aki Aso

Auckland vs Canterbury
@ Eden Park
Referee: Chris Pollock

Taranaki vs Otago
@ Yarrow Stadium
Referee: Jamie Nutbrown

Wellington vs Northland
@ Westpac Stadium
Referee: Cam Stone

Bay of Plenty vs Waikato
@ Tauranga Domain
Referee: Mike Fraser

Southland vs North Harbour
@ Rugby Park
Referee: Brett Johnson

Currie Cup 

Free State vs Western Province
@ Free State Stadium
Referee: Stuart Berry
Assistant referees: Sindile Ngcese, Pieter Maritz
Television match official: Willie Vos

Pumas vs Golden Lions
@ Mbombela Stadium
Referee: Lesego Legoete
Assistant referees: AJ Jacobs, Jaco Kotze

Griquas vs Blue Bulls
@ Griqua Park
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant referees: Lourens van der Merwe, Jaco Kotze
Television match official: JJ Wagner

Eastern Province Kings vs Sharks
@ Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant referees: Jaco Pretorius, Jacques Nieuwenhuis
Television match official: Christie du Preez

Top 14 

Castres vs Toulon
@ Stade Jean-Pierre Antoine
Referee: Alexandre Ruiz
Assistant referees: Luc Ramos, Jacques De Lemos
Television match official: Bruno Bessot 

Agen vs Toulouse
@ Stade Armandie
Referee: Pascal Gauzère
Assistant referees: David Rosich, Patrick Beuriot
Television match official: Jean-Marie Piraveau 

Racing-Métro vs La Rochelle
@ Stade Yves Du Manoir
Referee: Tual Trainini
Assistant referees: Vincent Blasco Baque, Laurent Sclafer
Television match official: Gérard Borreani 

Oyonnax vs Bordeaux-Bègles
@ Stade Charles Mathon
Referee: Maxime Chalon
Assistant referees: Thierry Mallet, Jean-Luc Rebollal
Television match official: Mourad Zitouni 

Pau vs Montpellier
@ Stade Du Hameau
Referee: Cyril Lafon
Assistant referees: Thomas Charabas, Laurent Amic
Television match official: Eric Gonthier 

Brive vs Stade Français
@ Stade Amédée Domenech
Referee: Cédric Marchat
Assistant referees: Nicolas Datas, Christophe Malterre
Television match official: Daniel Irazoqui 

Clermont vs Grenoble
@ Parc Sports Marcel Michelin
Referee: Adrien Descottes
Assistant referees: Flavien Hourquet, Thomas Déjean
Television match official: Denis Grenouillet 

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