Match officials to March 22

Date published: March 17 2015

The match officials for this week's action have been confirmed, with Nigel Owens given the England versus France Six Nations clash at Twickenham.

Six Nations

Italy vs Wales
Referee: Chris Pollock (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: JP Doyle (England), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

Scotland vs Ireland
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gauzère (France), Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

England vs France
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Johnny Lacey (Ireland), Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Television match official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

Super Rugby, Round 5

Highlanders vs Hurricanes
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Paul Williams (New Zealand)
Television match official: Vinny Munro (New Zealand)

Rebels vs Lions
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Rohan Hoffmann (Australia), Will Houston (Australia)
Television match official: James Leckie (Australia)

Crusaders vs Cheetahs
Referee: Andrew Lees (Australia)
Assistant referees: Kane McBride (New Zealand), Jamie Nutbrown (New Zealand)
Television match official: Chris Wratt (New Zealand)

Bulls vs Force
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Jason Jaftha (South Africa), Pro Legoete (South Africa)
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Sharks vs Chiefs
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), Cwengile Jadezweni (South Africa)
Television match official: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

Waratahs vs Brumbies
Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), Stuart Berry (South Africa)
Television match official: George Ayoub (South Africa)

LV= Cup Final

Exeter Chiefs vs Saracens
Referee: Ian Davies (Wales)
Assistant referees: Neil Hennessy (Wales), Jon Mason (Wales)
Television match official: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)