European Cup semifinals, Super Rugby round 9 referee appointments

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - APRIL 14: Referee Nic Berry looks on during the round eight Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Sunwolves at AMI Stadium on April 14, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Dianne Manson/Getty Images for SUNWOLVES)

Semi-final time in Europe and we’re into round nine of the Super Rugby feast! Over in Ireland, Munster A take on Jersey in the final of the British & Irish Cup, and in Japan, the Women’s 7s circuit gets going again. But who are the match officials?? 

European Rugby Champions Cup

Munster v Saracens
Referee: Romain Poite (Fra)
ARs: Pascal Gauzere (Fra), Alexandre Ruiz (Fra}
TMO: Philippe Bonhoure (Fra)

Clermont Auvergne v Leinster
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wal)
ARs: Wayne Barnes (Eng), Ian Davies (Wales)
TMO: Jonathan Mason (Wales)

European Rugby Challenge Cup

La Rochelle v Gloucester Rugby
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ire)
ARs: George Clancy (Ire), David Wilkinson (Ire}
TMO: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland)

Stade Francais v Bath Rugby
Referee: John Lacey (Ire)
ARs: Marius Mitrea (It), Sean Gallagher (Ire)
TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series – Japan

Referees: Aimee Barret Theron (SA), Maria Beatrice Benvenuti (Ita), Ben Crouse (SA), Adam Jones (Wal), Sakurako Kawasaki (Jpn), Bex Mahoney (NZ), Alhambra Nievas (Spain), Amy Perrett (Aus)


British & Irish Cup Final

Munster A v Jersey
Referee: Craig Maxwell Keys (Eng)
ARs: Anthony Woodthorpe & Lionel Spooner


Super Rugby, Round 9

NSW Waratahs v Kings
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann (Aus)
ARs: Damon Murphy (Aus), James Leckie (Aus)
TMO: Ian Smith (Aus)

Lions v Jaguares
Referee: Angus Gardner (Aus)
ARs: Ben O’Keeffe (NZ), Cwengile Jadezweni (SA)
TMO: Willie Vos (SA)

Hurricanes v Brumbies
Referee: Brendon Pickerill (NZ)
ARs: Glen Jackson (NZ), Angus Mabey (NZ)
TMO: Shane McDermott (NZ)

Crusaders v Stormers
Referee: Paul Williams (NZ)
ARs: Nick Briant (NZ), James Doleman (NZ)
TMO: Aaron Paterson (NZ)

Sharks v Melbourne Rebels
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (SA)
ARs: Egon Seconds (SA), Stuart Berry (SA)
TMO: Marius Jonker (SA)

Bulls v Cheetahs
Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (NZ)
ARs: Angus Gardner (Aus), AJ Jacobs (SA)
TMO: Willie Vos (SA)

Western Force v Chiefs
Referee: Nic Berry (Aus) pictured above
ARs: William Houston (Aus), Graham Cooper (Aus)
TMO: Damien Mitchelmore (Aus)

Highlanders v Sunwolves
Referee: Jamie Nutbrown (NZ)
ARs: Mike Fraser (NZ), Cam Stone (NZ)
TMO: Glenn Newman (NZ)

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