Match officials to April 22

Date published: April 18 2018

The match officials for this weekend's action have been revealed, with Romain Poite taking charge of the Leinster versus Scarlets Champions Cup clash.

Champions Cup

Leinster vs Scarlets
@ Aviva Stadium
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Television match official: Philippe Bonhoure (France)

Racing 92 vs Munster 
@ Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux
Referee: JP Doyle (England)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

Challenge Cup

Gloucester vs Newcastle Falcons 
@ Kingsholm
Referee: Pascal Gaüzère (France)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Pierre Brousset (France)
Television match official: Éric Briquet-Campin (France)

Cardiff Blues vs Pau 
@ Cardiff Arms Park
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Andrew Brace (Ireland), Frank Murphy (Ireland)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)


Ulster vs Glasgow Warriors
@ Kingspan Stadium
Referee: Stuart Berry (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Nigel Correll (Ireland), Helen O'Reilly (Ireland)
Television match official: Olly Hodges (Ireland)

Zebre vs Ospreys 
@ Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi (Italy)
Referee: Lloyd Linton (Scotland)
Assistant Referees: Keith Allen (Scotland), Andrea Piardi (Italy)
Television match official: Charles Samson (Scotland)

Super Rugby

Waratahs vs Lions
@ Allianz Stadium
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Damon Murphy (Australia), Graham Cooper (Australia)
Television match official: George Ayoub (Australia)

Blues vs Highlanders 
@ Eden Park, Auckland
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Angus Mabey, Mike Lash
Television match official: Ben Skeen

Crusaders vs Sunwolves
@ AMI Stadium, Christchurch
Referee: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Jamie Nutbrown, Cam Stone
Television match official: Glenn Newman

Sharks vs Stormers
@ Kings Park, Durban
Referee: Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Egon Seconds, Cwengile Jadezweni
Television match official: Marius Jonker

Bulls vs Rebels 
@ Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Rasta Rasivhenge, AJ Jacobs
Television match official: Willie Vos

Reds vs Chiefs 
@ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Nicholas Berry (Australia), Jordan Way (Australia)
Television match official: Damien Mitchelmore (Australia)

Brumbies vs Jaguares
@ GIO Stadium, Canberra
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Nicholas Berry (Australia), William Houston (Australia)
Television match official: Ian Smith (Australia)