Match officials to October 2

Date published: September 27 2016

The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Wayne Barnes taking charge of the South Africa versus Australia game.

Rugby Championship

South Africa vs Australia
@ Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant Referees: Johnny Lacey (Ireland), George Clancy (Ireland)
TMO: Jim Yuille (Scotland)

Argentina vs New Zealand
@ Estádio José Amalfitani, Buenos Aires
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant Referees: Angus Gardner (Australia), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
TMO: Johan Greeff (South Africa)


Mitre 10 Cup

Ranfurly Shield: Waikato vs Canterbury
@ FMG Stadium
Referee: Nick Briant

Tasman vs Counties Manukau
@ Lansdowne Park
Referee: Jamie Nutbrown

Wellington vs Southland
@ Westpac Stadium
Referee: Kane McBride

North Harbour vs Bay of Plenty
@ QBE Stadium
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe

Manawatu vs Hawke's Bay
@ Central Energy Trust Arena
Referee: Michael Lash

Auckland vs Otago
@ Eden Park
Referee: Brendon Pickerill

Taranaki vs Canterbury
@ Yarrow Stadium
Referee: Glen Jackson

Northland vs Waikato
@ Toll Stadium
Referee: Shane McDermott


Premiership

Northampton vs Exeter
@ Franklin's Gardens
Referee: Matthew Carley
Assistant Referees: Gareth Copsey, Simon McConnell
TMO: Graham Hughes

Bristol vs Saracens
@ Ashton Gate
Referee: Ian Tempest
Assistant Referees: Jonathan Healy, Paul Burton
TMO: Stuart Terheege

Sale vs Leicester
@ AJ Bell Stadium
Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys
Assistant Referees: Wayne Falla, Peter Allan
TMO: Geoffrey Warren

Gloucester vs Bath
@ Kingsholm
Referee: JP Doyle
Assistant Referees: Ross Campbell, Roy Maybank
TMO: David Grashoff

Wasps vs Harlequins
@ Ricoh Arena
Referee: Greg Garner
Assistant Referees: John Meredith, Nigel Carrick
TMO: Trevor Fisher

Worcester vs Newcastle
@ Sixways
Referee: Tom Foley
Assistant Referees: Phillip Watters, Kevin Stewart
TMO: Keith Lewis


PRO12

Dragons vs Glasgow
@ Rodney Parade
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistant Referees: Frank Murphy (Ireland)
TMO: Kevin Beggs (Ireland)

Connacht vs Edinburgh
@ The Sportsground
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant Referees: tba (Wales), John Carvill (Ireland)
TMO: tba (Wales)

Munster vs Zebre
@ Thomond Park
Referee: Dan Jones (Wales)
Assistant Referees: tba (Italy), Dermot Blake (Ireland)

Cardiff Blues vs Leinster
@ Cardiff Arms Park
Referee: Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Assistant Referees: Frank Murphy (Ireland), tba (Italy)

Treviso vs Scarlets
@ Stadio Monigo
Referee: Gary Conway (Ireland)
Assistant Referees: Nigel Correll (Ireland), tba

Ulster vs Ospreys
@ Kingspan Stadium
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Assistant Referees: tba (Wales), Paul Haycock (Ireland)


Top 14

Stade Français vs La Rochelle
@ Stade Jean Bouin
Referee: Pascal Gauzère
Assistant Referees: Ludovic Cayre, Eric Soulan
TMO: Arnaud Blondel

Toulon vs Montpellier
@ Orange Vélodrome
Referee: Salem Attalah
Assistant Referees: Romain Poite, Laurent Amic
TMO: Alexandre Ruiz

Clermont vs Castres
@ Parc Sports Marcel Michelin
Referee: Tual Trainini
Assistant Referees: Vivien Praderie, Thierry Guilloton
TMO: Maxime Chalon

Bayonne vs Lyon
@ Stade Jean Dauger
Referee: Mathieu Raynal
Assistant Referees: Cédric Clave, Laurent Breil
TMO: Laurent Sclafer

Toulouse vs Grenoble
@ Stade Ernest Wallon
Referee: Jérôme Garcès
Assistant Referees: Jonathan Gasnier, Bruno Gabaldon
TMO: Philippe Bonhoure

Pau vs Bordeaux-Bègles
@ Stade Du Hameau
Referee: Cédric Marchat
Assistant Referees: Mathieu Delpy, Jean-Claude Labarbe
TMO: Patrick Péchambert

Brive vs Racing 92
@ Stade Amédée Domenech
Referee: Thomas Charabas
Assistant Referees: Sébastien Minery, Jean-Luc Rebollal
TMO: Eric Briquet Campin


Currie Cup

Golden Lions vs Sharks
@ Ellis Park
Referee: Craig Joubert
Assistant Referees: Ben Crouse, Stephan Geldenhuys Stephan
TMO: Willie Vos

Eastern Province vs Pumas
@ Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Referee: Quinton Immelman
Assistant Referees: Rodney Boneparte, Christie du Preez

Western Province vs Boland
@ Newlands
Referee: AJ Jacobs
Assistant Referees: Egon Seconds, Francois Pretorius
TMO: Shaun Veldsman

Free State Cheetahs vs Griquas
@ Free State Stadium
Referee: Cwengile Jadezweni
Assistant Referees: Lourens van der Merwe, Jaco Kotze
TMO: JJ Wagner

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