Match officials to December 17

Date published: December 13 2017

The match officials for this weekend have been revealed, with Andrew Brace taking charge of the Clermont v Saracens Champions Cup match.

Champions Cup

Ulster v Harlequins
Referee: Alexandre Ruiz (Fra)
Assistant referees: Ludovic Cayre (Fra), Cedric Clave (Fra)
TMO: Eric Briquet-Campin (Fra)

Montpellier v Glasgow Warriors
Referee: JP Doyle (Eng)
Assistant referees: Craig Maxwell-Keys (Eng), Simon McConnell (Eng)
TMO: Graham Hughes (Eng)

Benetton Rugby v Scarlets
Referee: Romain Poite (Fra)
Assistant referees: Cyril Lafon (Fra), Francois Bouzac (Fra)
TMO: Brian MacNiece (Ire)

Leinster v Exeter Chiefs
Referee: Pascal Gauzère (Fra)
Assistant referees: Maxime Chalon (Fra), Jean-Luc Rebollal (Fra)
TMO: Eric Gauzins (Fra)

Racing 92 v Castres
Referee: Wayne Barnes (Eng)
Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (Eng), Paul Dix (Eng)
TMO: Rowan Kitt (Eng)

Bath v Toulon
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wal)
Assistant referees: Ian Davies (Wal), Gwyn Morris (Wal)
TMO: Neil Hennessy (Wal)

Wasps v La Rochelle
Referee: George Clancy (Ire)
Assistant referees: Eddie Hogan-O'Connell (Ire), Jonathan Peak (Ire)
TMO: Leo Colgan (Ire)

Ospreys v Northampton Saints
Referee: Marius Mitrea (Ita)
Assistant referees: Manuel Bottino (Ita), Matteo Liperini (Ita)
TMO: Stefano Penne (Ita)

Clermont v Saracens
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ire)
Assistant referees: Nigel Correll (Ire), John Carvill (Ire)
TMO: Simon McDowell (Ire)

Leicester Tigers v Munster
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (Fra)
Assistant referees: Tual Trainini (Fra), Mathieu Noirot (Fra)
TMO: Philippe Bonhoure (Fra)

Challenge Cup

Pau v Agen
Referee: Sean Gallagher (Ire)
Assistant referees: Frank Murphy (Ire), Chris Harrington (Ire)

Dragons v Newcastle Falcons
Referee: Mike Adamson (Sco)
Assistant referees: Ben Blain (Sco), Finlay Brown (Sco)

Edinburgh v Krasny Yar
Referee: David Wilkinson (Ire)
Assistant referees: Kieran Barry (Ire), Oisin Quinn (Ire)

Oyonnax v Worcester Warriors
Referee: Vlad Iordachescu (Rom)
Assistant referees: Alexandru Ionescu (Rom), Madalin Girbau (Rom)

Bordeaux-Begles v Enisei-STM
Referee: Joy Neville (Ire)
Assistant referees: Stuart Gaffikin (Ire), Shane Kierans (Ire)

Gloucester v Zebre
Referee: Pierre Brousset (Fra)
Assistant referees: Adrien Descottes (Fra), Eric Soulan (Fra)

London Irish v Stade Francais
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (Wal)
Assistant referees: Dan Jones (Wal), Craig Evans (Wal)

Connacht v Brive
Referee: Ian Tempest (Eng)
Assistant referee: Sara Cox (Eng), Jonathan Healy (Eng)

Lyon v Toulouse
Referee: Luke Pearce (Eng)
Assistant referees: Tom Foley (Eng), Jack Makepeace (Eng)

Cardiff Blues v Sale Sharks
Referee: Thomas Charabas (Fra)
Assistant referees: Sebastien Minery (Fra), Arnaud Blondel (Fra)