Match officials to December 28

Date published: December 22 2014

The match officials for this week’s action have been confirmed, with Nigel Owens landing the Munster versus Leinster showdown.


Munster vs Leinster at Thomond Park
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Mark Patton (Ireland), Stuart Gaffikin Stuart (Ireland)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)
Assessor: John Sheehan (Ireland)

Ulster vs Connacht at Kingspan Stadium
Referee: Johnny Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Dudley Phillips (Ireland), Nigel Correll (Ireland)
Television match official: Brian MacNeice (Ireland)
Timekeeper: David Armstrong (Ireland)

Glasgow Warriors vs Edinburgh at Scotstoun Stadium
Referee: George Clancy (Ireland)

Zebre vs Benetton Treviso at Stadio XXV Aprile
Referee: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Matteo Liperini (Italy), Elia Rizzo (Italy)
Television match official: Carlo Damasco (Italy)
Timekeeper: Giovanni Corda (Italy)
Assessor: Gabriele Villari (Italy)

Cardiff Blues vs Dragons at Cardiff Arms Park
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Assistant referees: Rhys Thomas (Wales), Craig Evans (Wales)
Television match official: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)

Ospreys vs Scarlets at Liberty Stadium
Referee: Marius Mitrea (Italy)
Assistant referees: Wayne Davies (Wales), Jon Mason (Wales)
Television match official: Derek Bevan (Wales)
Assessor: Les Peard (Wales)


London Irish vs London Welsh at Madejski Stadium
Referee: tbc

Bath vs Exeter Chiefs at Recreation Ground
Referee: tbc

Sale Sharks vs Leicester at AJ Bell Stadium
Referee: tbc

Newcastle Falcons vs Saracens at Kingston Park
Referee: tbc

Harlequins vs Northampton Saints at Twickenham
Referee: tbc

Gloucester vs London Wasps at Kingsholm
Referee: tbc

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