Match officials to October 12

Date published: October 7 2014

The Top 14 will feature foreign referees this weekend while a Frenchman will be on duty in the World Cup Qualifier in Uruguay.

The Top 14 will feature foreign referees this weekend while a Frenchman will be on duty in the World Cup Qualifier in Uruguay.

The Top 14 has extended it’s usual invitation to referees from the Home Unions to include Francisco Pastrana from Argentina and Jaco van Heerden from South Africa this week.

Meanwhile, over in the Premiership, Tim Wigglesworth will handle Friday’s showdown between Tigers and Quins.

Rugby World Cup Qualifier

Uruguay vs Russia at Charrua Stadium, Montevideo
Referee: Romain Poite (France)

IRB Sevens Series:Gold Coast, Australia

Referees: Mike Adamson (Scotland), Federico Anselmi (Argentina), Nick Briant (New Zealand), Richard Kelly (New Zealand), Anthony Moyes (Australia), Matt O’Brien (Australia), Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)

Pro 12, Round 6

Munster vs Scarlets at Thomond Park
Referee: Claudio Blessano (Italy)
Assistant referees: Gary Conway (Ireland), Dermot Blake (Ireland)

Benetton Treviso vs Connacht at Stadio Monigo
Referee: David Wilkinson (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Marius Mitrea (Italy), Andrea Spadoni (Italy)
Television match official: Stefano Roscini (Italy)

Edinburgh vs Newport Gwent Dragons at Murrayfield
Referee: Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Assistant referees: David Changleng (Scotland), Bob Nevins (Scotland)
Television match official: Iain Ramage (Scotland)

Zebre vs Leinster at Stadio XXV Aprile
Referee: Neil Paterson (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Matteo Liperini (Italy), Francesco Russo (Italy)
Television match official: Carlo Damasco (Italy)

Ulster vs Glasgow Warriors at Kingspan Stadium
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Nigel Correll (Ireland), Paul Haycock (Ireland)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

Ospreys vs Cardiff Blues at Liberty Stadium
Referee: Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Assistant referees: Sean Brickell (Wales), Gwyn Morris (Wales)
Television match official: Derek Bevan (Wales)

Aviva Premiership, Round 6

Leicester Tigers vs Harlequins
Referee: Tim Wigglesworth
Assistant referees: Andy Watson, Paul Dix
Television match official: Rowan Kitt

London Welsh vs Newcastle Falcons
Referee: Wayne Barnes
Assistant referees: Stuart Terheege, Nigel Carrick
Television match official: Geoffrey Warren

Exeter Chiefs vs London Irish
Referee: Ian Tempest
Assistant referees: Peter Huckle, Andrew Pearce
Television match official: David Grashoff

Saracens vs Gloucester
Referee: Dean Richards
Assistant referees: Ross Campbell, Kelvin Stewart
Television match official: Trevor Fisher

Northampton Saints vs Sale Sharks
Referee: Andrew Small
Assistant referees: Simon Mcconnell, Roger Baileff

London Wasps vs Bath
Referee: JP Doyle
Assistant referees: Roy Maybank, Paul Burton
Television match official: Sean Davey

Top 14, Round 9

Toulouse vs Toulon at Stade Ernest Wallon
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal, Thomas D