Match officials to August 9

Date published: August 4 2015

The match officials for this weekend's action have been confirmed, with Wayne Barnes handed the Australia versus New Zealand showdown.

Rugby Championship

Australia vs New Zealand
@ ANZ Stadium, Sydney
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant referees: Nigel Owens (Wales), Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

South Africa vs Argentina
@ Kings Park, Durban
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: JP Doyle (England), Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Television match official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

World Cup warm-up

Wales vs Ireland
@ Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gauzère (France), Mathieu Raynal (France)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

Currie Cup

Griquas vs Western Province
@ Griquas Park, Kimberley
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: Lourens van der Merwe, Jaco Kotze
Television match official: JJ Wagner
Assessor: Dennis Immelman

Pumas vs Sharks
@ Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant referees: Ben Crouse, Renier Vermeulen
Television match official: Johan Greeff
Assessor: Mark Lawrence

Eastern Province Kings vs Golden Lions
@ Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Referee: Quinton Immelman
Assistant referees: Jason Jaftha, Francois Pretorius
Television match official: Marius Jonker
Assessor: Banks Yantolo

Free State vs Blue Bulls
@ Free State Rugby Stadium, Bloemfontein
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant referees: Rasta Rasivhenge, Jaco Pretorius
Television match official: Willie Vos
Assessor: Jaco Peyper