European refs for Rounds 3 and 4 named

11th Dec 2013, 16:10

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Saints v Leinster: Nigel Owens

Saints v Leinster: Nigel Owens

The referees for Rounds 3 and 4 of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup have been announced.

The referees for Rounds 3 and 4 of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup have been announced.

Nigel Owens will take charge of the clash of Northampton Saints v Leinster in a rematch of the 2011 Heineken Cup Final when the two former winners meet at Franklin's Gardens in Round 3 .

Heineken Cup: Round 3

Pool 1
Castres Olympique v Ospreys
Referee: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ire)
Northampton Saints v Leinster
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wal)

Pool 2
Exeter Chiefs v Toulon
Referee: Alain Rolland (Ire)
Cardiff Blues v Glasgow Warriors
Referee: George Clancy (Ire)

Pool 3
Zebre v Saracens
Referee: Pascal Gauzere (Fra)
Toulouse v Connacht
Referee: Marius Mitrea (Ita)

Pool 4
Clermont Auvergne v Scarlets
Referee: JP Doyle (Eng)
Racing Métro 92 v Harlequins
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wal)

Pool 5
Ulster v Benetton Treviso
Referee: Luke Pearce (Eng)
Leicester Tigers v Montpellier
Referee: John Lacey (Ire)

Pool 6
Munster v Perpignan
Referee: Greg Garner (Eng)
Edinburgh v Gloucester
Referee: Jerome Garces (Fra)

Amlin Challenge Cup: Round 3

Pool 1
Worcester Warriors v Biarritz Olympique
Referee:Dudley Phillips (Ire)
Oyonnax v Sale Sharks
Referee:Giuseppe Vivarini (Ita)

Pool 2
Newport Gwent Dragons v Bordeaux-Begles
Referee:Andrew McMenemy (Sco)
Mogliano v Bath
Referee:Laurent Cardona (Fra)

Pool 3
Bucharest Wolves v Brive
Referee:Neil Hennessy (Wal)
Newcastle Falcons v Cammi Calvisano
Referee:Cedric Marchat (Fra)

Pool 4
Bayonne v Viadana
Referee:Vlad Iordescu (Rom)
Grenoble v London Wasps
Referee:Ian Davies (Wal)

Pool 5
I Cavalieri Prato v Lusitanos XV
Referee:Matthew Carley (Eng)
London Irish v Stade Francais
Referee:Neil Paterson (Sco)




Heineken Cup: Round 4

Pool 1
Ospreys v Castres Olympique
Referee:Luke Pearce (Eng)
Assistant referees: Dean Richards, Robin Goodliffe (both Eng)
TMO: Geoff Warren (Eng)
Leinster v Northampton Saints
Referee:Jerome Garces (Fra)
Assistant referees: Sebastien Cloute, Patrick Pechambert (both Fra)
TMO: Eric Gauzins (Fra)

Pool 2
Glasgow Warriors v Cardiff Blues
Referee:Pascal Gauzere (Fra)
Assistant referees: Laurent Cordona, Jean-Luc Rebollal (both Fra)
TMO: Philippe Bonhoure (Fra)
Toulon v Exeter Chiefs
Referee:John Lacey (Ire)
Assistant referees: David Wilkinson, Michael Black (both Ire)
TMO: Dermot Moloney (Ire)

Pool 3
Saracens v Zebre
Referee:Dudley Phillips (Ire)
Assistant referees: Peter Fitzgibbon, Kieran Barry (both Ire)
TMO: Alan Rogan
Connacht v Toulouse
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wal)
Assistant referees: Gwyn Morris, Chris Williams (both Wal)
TMO: Paul Adams (Wal)

Pool 4
Scarlets v Clermont Auvergne
Referee:Wayne Barnes (Eng)
Assistant referee: Matthew Carley, Nigel Carrick (both Eng)
TMO: David Grashoff
Harlequins v Racing Métro 92
Referee:Alain Rolland (Ire)
Assistant referees: Sean Gallacher, Gary Conway (both Ire)
TMO: Simon McDowell (Ire)

Pool 5
Benetton Treviso v Ulster
Referee: Greg Garner (Eng)
Assistant referees: Steve Lee, Roy Maybank (both Eng)
TMO: Trevor Fisher (Eng)
Montpellier v Leicester Tigers
Referee:Nigel Owens (Wal)
Assistant referees: Sean Brickell, Wayne Davies (both Wal)
TMO: Derek Bevan (Wal)

Pool 6
Perpignan v Munster
Referee:JP Doyle (Eng)
Gloucester v Edinburgh
Referee:Romain Poite (Fra)
Assistant referees: Cyril Lafon, Stephane Boyer (both Fra)
TMO: Jean-Pierre Pelaprat (Fra)


Amlin Challenge Cup: Round 4

Pool 1
Biarritz Olympique v Worcester Warriors
Referee: Neil Hennessy (Wal)
Sale Sharks v Oyonnax
Referee: Neil Paterson (Sco)

Pool 2
Bordeaux-Begles v Newport Gwent Dragons
Referee: Marius Mitrea (Ita)
Bath v Mogliano
Referee: Leo Colgan (Ire)

Pool 3
Brive v Bucharest Wolves
Referee: Giuseppe Vivarini (Ita)
Cammi Calvisano v Newcastle Falcons
Referee: Vlad Iordescu (Rom)

Pool 4
Viadana v Bayonne
Referee: Ian Tempest (Eng)
London Wasps v Grenoble
Referee: Andrew McMenemy (Sco)

Pool 5
Lusitanos XV v I Cavalieri Prato
Referee: Alexandre Ruiz (Fra)
Stade Francais Paris v London Irish
Referee: Ian Davies (Wal)