Match officials to January 26

Date published: January 23 2020

The match officials for this week’s action have been confirmed, with JP Doyle taking charge of the top-four clash between Exeter and Sale.


Northampton Saints vs London Irish
@ Franklin’s Gardens
Referee: Tom Foley
Assistant referees: Anthony Woodthorpe, Andrew Jackson
Television match official: Rowan Kitt

Bath vs Leicester Tigers
@ The Rec
Referee: Wayne Barnes
Assistant referees: Christophe Ridley, Paul Dix
Television match official: David Grashoff

Bristol Bears vs Gloucester
@ Ashton Gate
Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys
Assistant referees: Adam Leal, Neil Chivers
Television match official: Claire Hodnett

Exeter Chiefs vs Sale Sharks
@ Sandy Park
Referee: JP Doyle
Assistant referees: Mike Hudson, Rob Warburton
Television match official: Geoff Warren

Worcester Warriors vs Wasps
@ Sixways
Referee: Karl Dickson
Assistant referees: Hamish Smales, Simon McConnell
Television match official: Sean Davey

Harlequins vs Saracens
@ Twickenham Stoop
Referee: Luke Pearce
Assistant referees: Matthew Carley, Roy Mabon
Television match official: Graham Hughes


Kings vs Cheetahs
@ Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Referee: Stuart Berry (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Divan Uys (South Africa), Quinton Immelman (South Africa)
Television match official: Johann Greeff (South Africa)

Top 14

Lyon vs Toulon
@ Matmut Stadium de Gerland
Referee: Pierre-Baptiste Nuchy
Assistant referees: Cédric Marchat, Jean-Claude Labarbe
Television match official: Jean-Luc Rebollal

Brive vs Pau
@ Stadium Municipal
Referee: Pascal Gaüzère
Assistant referees: Richard Duhau, tba
Television match official: EEC Gauzins

Castres vs Racing 92
@ Stade Pierre-Fabre
Referee: Mathieu Raynal
Assistant referees: Sébastien Minery, Arnaud Blondel
Television match official: Laurent Sclafer

La Rochelle vs Montpellier
@ Stade Marcel-Deflandre
Referee: Thomas Charabas
Assistant referees: Tual Trainini, Mourad Gharbi Tarchouna
Television match official: Bruno Bessot

Clermont vs Stade Français
@ Parc des Sports Marcel Michelin
Referee: Maxime Chalon
Assistant referees: Adrien Descottes, Thierry Devais
Television match official: Pascal Dellac

Bayonne vs Agen
@ Stade Jean-Dauger
Referee: Romain Poite
Assistant referees: Julien Castaignède, Laurent Breil
Television match official: Éric Gonthier

Toulouse vs Bordeaux-Bègles
@ Stade Ernes-Wallon
Referee: Ludovic Cayre
Assistant referees: Laurent Cardona, Frédéric Chazal
Television match official: Akim Hadj Bachir