Match officials to May 5

Date published: May 1 2019

The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Andrew Brace taking charge of the Ulster v Connacht PRO14 quarter-final clash on Saturday.

PRO14

Munster v Benetton
@ Thomond Park
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Ben Whitehouse (Wales), Dan Jones (Wales)
Television match official: Ian Davies (Wales)

Ulster v Connacht
@ Kingspan Stadium
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistant referees: John Lacey (Ireland), George Clancy (Ireland)
Television match official: Olly Hodges (Ireland)

Premiership

Harlequins v Leicester Tigers
@ Twickenham Stoop
Referee: Wayne Barnes
Assistant referees: Craig Maxwell-Keys, JP Doyle
Television match official: Graham Hughes

Bristol Bears v Sale Sharks
@ Ashton Gate
Referee: Matthew Carley
Assistant referees: Anthony Woodthorpe, Paul Dix
Television match official: David Rose

Gloucester v Newcastle Falcons
@ Kingsholm
Referee: Tom Foley
Assistant referees: Jack Makepeace, Simon McConnell
Television match official: Keith Lewis

Northampton Saints v Worcester Warriors
@ Franklin’s Gardens
Referee: Christophe Ridley
Assistant referees: Steve Lee, Philip Watters
Television match official: Claire Hodnett

Saracens v Exeter Chiefs
@ Allianz Park
Referee: Ian Tempest
Assistant referees: Robert Warburton, Jonathan Healy
Television match official: Trevor Fisher

Bath v Wasps
@ The Rec
Referee: Luke Pearce
Assistant referees: Hamish Smales, Wayne Falla
Television match official: Rowan Kitt

Super Rugby

Crusaders v Sharks
@ Christchurch Stadium
Referee: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), James Munro (New Zealand)
Television match official: Glen Newman (New Zealand)

Reds v Sunwolves
@ Suncorp Stadium
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand), Damon Murphy (Australia)
Television match official: Ian Smith (Australia)

Jaguares v Stormers
@ Estadio Jose Amalfitani
Referee: AJ Jacobs (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Marius van der Westhuizen (Australia), Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official: Santiago Borsani (Argentina)

Highlanders v Chiefs
@ Forsyth Barr Stadium
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand), James Doleman (New Zealand)
Television match official: Glenn Newman (New Zealand)

Brumbies v Blues
@ GIO Stadium
Referee: Damon Murphy (Australia)
Assistant referees: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand), Angus Gardner (Australia)
Television match official: Ian Smith (Australia)

Bulls v Waratahs
@ Loftus Versfeld
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), Cwengile Jadezweni (South Africa)
Television match official: Christie du Preez (South Africa)

Hurricanes v Melbourne Rebels
@ Westpac Stadium
Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)
Assistant referees: Paul Williams (New Zealand), Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Television match official: Aaron Paterson (New Zealand)