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Match officials to February 3

29th January 2013 14:56

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Alain Rolland

At Twickenham: Alain Rolland

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

Forthcoming Fixtures
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Aviva Premiership
Friday , September 26
London Welsh vs Gloucester19:45
Saturday , September 27
Saracens vs Sale15:00
Leicester vs London Irish15:00
Northampton vs Bath15:15
More Aviva Premiership fixtures
Rugby Championship
Saturday , September 27
South Africa vs Australia16:05
Argentina vs New Zealand23:10
More Rugby Championship fixtures
Guinness PRO12
Friday , September 26
Edinburgh vs Scarlets19:35
Glasgow vs Connacht19:35
Leinster vs Cardiff Blues19:35
Saturday , September 27
Zebre vs Ulster15:00
Munster vs Ospreys18:30
More Guinness PRO12 fixtures
Top 14
Saturday , September 27
Toulon vs Montpellier18:00
Stade Francais vs La Rochelle18:00
Lyon vs Castres18:00
Brive vs Bordeaux-Begles18:00
Bayonne vs Toulouse18:00
Grenoble vs Racing Metro Paris18:00
Oyonnax vs Clermont Auvergne18:00
More Top 14 fixtures
Currie Cup
Friday , September 26
Cheetahs vs Blue Bulls19:10
Saturday , September 27
Sharks vs Eastern Province Kings14:00
Pumas vs Western Province15:00
Griquas vs Lions15:00
More Currie Cup fixtures
ITM Cup
Wednesday, September 24
North Harbour vs Canterbury19:35
Thursday , September 25
Bay Of Plenty vs Northland19:35
Friday , September 26
Taranaki vs Auckland19:35
More ITM Cup fixtures
Recent Results
FixtureDetails
All times are local
Aviva Premiership
Sunday , September 21
Newcastle 10 - 35 NorthamptonNewcastle vs Northampton Report
More Aviva Premiership results
Guinness PRO12
Ospreys 62 - 13 EdinburghOspreys vs Edinburgh Report
More Guinness PRO12 results
ITM Cup
Otago 38 - 7 WaikatoOtago vs Waikato Report
Wellington 20 - 42 TasmanWellington vs Tasman Report
More ITM Cup results
Aviva Premiership
Saturday , September 20
Sale 46 - 8 London WelshSale vs London Welsh Report
Harlequins 26 - 23 WaspsHarlequins vs Wasps Report
London Irish 32 - 36 SaracensLondon Irish vs Saracens Report
Bath 45 - 0 LeicesterBath vs Leicester Report
More Aviva Premiership results
Guinness PRO12
Newport Gwent D'gons 13 - 33 GlasgowNewport Gwent D
Scarlets 43 - 0 Benetton TrevisoScarlets vs Benetton Treviso Report
More Guinness PRO12 results
Top 14
Racing Metro Paris 27 - 16 ToulouseRacing Metro Paris vs Toulouse Report
Grenoble 24 - 15 Bayonne
Montpellier 23 - 3 Stade FrancaisMontpellier vs Stade Francais Report
La Rochelle 26 - 29 Bordeaux-Begles
Clermont Auvergne 43 - 12 LyonClermont Auvergne vs Lyon Report
Castres 27 - 18 Oyonnax
More Top 14 results
Currie Cup
Western Province 36 - 12 GriquasWestern Province vs Griquas Report
Blue Bulls 15 - 26 SharksBlue Bulls vs Sharks Report
Eastern Province Kings 22 - 37 CheetahsEastern Province Kings vs Cheetahs Report
More Currie Cup results
ITM Cup
Hawkes Bay 36 - 17 Bay Of Plenty
Manawatu 36 - 17 Southland
Auckland 32 - 7 North HarbourAuckland vs North Harbour Report
More ITM Cup results
Aviva Premiership
Friday , September 19
Gloucester 22 - 25 ExeterGloucester vs Exeter Report
More Aviva Premiership results
Guinness PRO12
Munster 31 - 5 ZebreMunster vs Zebre Report
Cardiff Blues 9 - 26 UlsterCardiff Blues vs Ulster Report
More Guinness PRO12 results
Aviva Premiership Table
PosTeamPPts
1Bath314
2Saracens313
3Northampton311
4Exeter310
5Leicester Tigers39