Match officials to June 16

Date published: June 13 2018

The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Romain Poite taking charge of the South Africa versus England fixture.


Japan vs Italy
@ Noevir Stadium, Hyogo, Kobe
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Nigel Owens (Wales), Nic Berry (Australia)
Television match official: Rowan Kitt (England)

New Zealand vs France
@ Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: John Lacey (Ireland), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: George Ayoub (Australia)

Australia vs Ireland
@ AAMI Park, Melbourne
Referee: Paul Williams (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gaüzère (France), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Television match official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

South Africa vs England
@ Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

Argentina vs Wales
@ Estadio Brigadier Lopez, Santa Fe
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Television match official: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

USA vs Scotland
@ BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant referees: Shuhei Kubo (Japan), Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official: David Grashoff (England)

Canada vs Russia
@ Twin Elm Rugby Park, Ottawa
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ireland), Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

Tonga vs Romania
@ ANZ Stadium, Suva
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
Assistant referees: Graham Cooper (Australia), Cam Stone (New Zealand)
Television match official: Aaron Paterson (New Zealand)

Fiji vs Georgia
@ ANZ Stadium, Suva
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), Jordan Way (Australia)
Television match official: Aaron Paterson (New Zealand)

Rugby World Cup Qualifier

Germany vs Portugal
@ Fritz-Grunebaum-Sportpark, Heidelberg
Referee: Tom Foley (England)
Assistant referees: Ian Tempest (England), Christophe Ridley (England)