European quarter-final referees named

24th Mar 2014, 16:13

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Munster v Toulouse: Nigel Owens

Munster v Toulouse: Nigel Owens

Nigel Owens will referee the Heineken Cup quarter-final between Munster and Toulouse on Saturday, 5 April.

Nigel Owens will referee the Heineken Cup quarter-final between Munster and Toulouse on Saturday, 5 April.

The referees for the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cup and the Amlin Challenge Cup have been announced following a meeting of the ERC Match Officials sub-committee.

The meeting reviewed match official performances across all relevant tournaments in conjunction with feedback from the referee managers in each Union and from club coaching staff.

Alain Rolland has been appointed to referee the Anglo-French confrontation at Stade Marcel-Michelin between last season's beaten finalists, Clermont Auvergne, and Leicester Tigers, while Jerome Garces will be in the middle for Ulster's showdown with Saracens at Ravenhill Stadium.

Heineken cup quarter-finals

Saturday, 5 April

Munster v Toulouse, Thomond Park
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wal)
Assistant referees: JP Doyle (Eng);Neil Hennessy (Wal)
TMO: Derek Bevan (Wal)

Clermont Auvergne v Leicester Tigers, Stade Marcel-Michelin
Referee: Alain Rolland (Ire)
Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ire);David Wilkinson (Ire)
TMO: Simon McDowell (Ire)

Ulster v Saracens, Ravenhill Stadium
Referee: Jerome Garces (Fra)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (Fra);Cedric Marchat (Fra)
TMO: Eric Gauzins (Fra)

Sunday, 6 April

Toulon v Leinster, Stade Felix Mayol
Referee: Wayne Barnes (Eng)
Assistant referees: Greg Garner (Eng);Luke Pearce (Eng)
TMO: Graham Hughes (Eng)

Amlin Challenge Dup quarter-finals

Thursday, 3 April

Sale Sharks v Northampton Saints, AJ Bell Stadium
Referee: Romain Poite (Fra)
Assistant referees: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ire);Neil Paterson (Sco)
TMO: Ian Ramage (Sco)

Friday, 4 April

Stade Français Paris v Harlequins, Stade Jean Bouin
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wal)
Assistant referees: Ian Davies (Wal); Andrew McMenemy (Sco)
TMO: Gareth Simmonds (Wal)

Sunday, 6 April

Bath v Brive, Recreation Ground
Referee: John Lacey (Ire)
Assistant referees: Dudley Phillips (Ire);Sean Gallagher (Ire)
TMO: Jim Yuille (Sco)

London Wasps v Gloucester, Adams Park
Referee: Pascal Gauzere (Fra)
Assistant referees: Marius Mitrea (Ita);Laurent Cardona (Fra)
TMO: Alan Falzone (Ita)