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29th Jan 2013, 15:11

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At Twickenham: Alain Rolland

At Twickenham: Alain Rolland

The Six Nations gets underway and Ireland's Alain Rolland will referee the clash between England and Scotland at Twickenham.

The Six Nations gets underway this weekend and Ireland's Alain Rolland will referee the Calcutta Cup clash between England and Scotland at Twickenham.

There's also a full round of LV= Cup matches and the HSBC Sevens World Series resumes in Wellington, New Zealand.

Several Super Rugby franchises will also be in action in pre-season friendlies.

Six Nations

Wales vs Ireland at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), Pascal Gauzere (France)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

England vs Scotland at Twickenham
Referee: Alain Rolland (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garces (France), Francisco Pastrana (Argentina)
Television match official: Nigel Whitehouse (Wales)

Italy vs France at Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Television match official: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)

HSBC Sevens Wellington, New Zealand

Referees: James McPhail (New Zealand), Alexandre Ruiz (France), Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), Matt O'Brien (Australia), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), Michael Kelly (USA), Anthony Moyes (Australia), Tui Komiti (Samoa), Bryan Arciero (USA)

LV= Cup

Cardiff vs London Irish
Referee: Ian Tempest (England)
Assistant referees: Neil Perkins (Wales), Matthew Thomas (Wales)

London Wasps vs Sale Sharks
Referee: David Rose (England)
Assistant referees: Darryl Chapman (England), Roy Maybank (England)
Timekeeper: Bob Ockenden (England)

Gloucester vs Bath
Referee: Ian Davies (Wales)
Assistant referees: Nigel Carrick (England), Paul Burton (England)
Timekeeper: Matthew Peters (England)
Assessor: Jerry Wallis (England)

Worcester Warriors vs Saracens
Referee: Tim Wigglesworth (England)
Assistant referees: Robin Goodliffe, Paul Dix
Timekeeper: Laurie Bryant (England)

Exeter Chiefs vs Northampton Saints
Referee: JP Doyle (England)
Assistant referees: Luke Pearce (England), Peter Huckle (England)
Timekeeper: Eric Bullion (England)
Assessor: Ed Morrison (England)

Scarlets vs Leicester Tigers
Referee: Greg Garner (England)
Assistant referees: Tim Hayes (Wales), Greg Morgan (Wales)
Television match official: Tony Rowlands (Wales)

London Welsh vs Newport Gwent Dragons
Referee: Andrew Small (England)
Assistant referees: Chris Sharp (England), Gareth Copsey (England)
Timekeeper: David Hudson (England)
Assessor: Ashley Reay (England)

Ospreys vs Harlequins
Referee: Martin Fox (England)
Assistant referees: Chris Williams (Wales), Alan Jenkins (Wales)
Television match official: Paul Adams (Wales)

Friendlies

Western Force vs Brumbies at Marrara Rugby Oval, Darwin
Referee: Andrew Lees
Assistant referees: Will Houston, Jake Barlow

Rebels vs Waratahs at North Hobart Stadium, Tasmania
Referee: Angus Gardner
Assistant referees: Ed Martin, Richard Goswell

Crusaders vs Hurricanes at Alpine Energy Stadium, Timaru
Referee: Mike Fraser
Assistant referees: Kane McBride, Local

Chiefs vs Highlanders at Owen Delany Park, Taupo
Referee: Nick Briant
Assistant referees: Shane McDermott, Local

Cheetahs vs Stormers in Bloemfontein
Referee: Lourens van der Merwe

Lions vs Bulls at Orlando Stadium, Soweto
Referee: Sindile Mayende