Doyle and Owens lead Aviva Premiership and Pro12 Finals. Carley to referee Championship play off

JP Doyle and Nigel Owens take the top matches this weekend as the Aviva Premiership and Guinness PRO12 match officials have been announced.

In Dublin, Nigel Owens tops off another milestone domestic season as he officiates is 5th PRO12 final.  The RFU’s Irish-born JP Doyle (pictured) will oversee the Aviva Premiership Final at Twickenham. Tomorrow, (Wed 24th)  the final spot in next seasons Premiership will be decided, as London Irish take a 29-18 lead into the second leg of the final against Yorkshire Carnegie. Matt Carley takes the whistle.

Congratulations to all the officials for these important matches.


Greene King RFU Championship Final – second leg

London Irish v Yorkshire Carnegie (at Madjeski Stadium, Reading)
Wednesday 24 May
Referee: Matthew Carley
ARs: Ian Tempest & Jack Makepeace
TMO: David Sainsbury

Aviva Premiership Final

Wasps v Exeter Chiefs (at Twickenham Stadium)
Saturday 27th May
Referee: JP Doyle (132nd Premiership game, 2nd final).
ARs: Matthew Carley & Luke Pearce
TMO: Rowan Kitt


Guiness PRO12 Final

Munster v Scarlets (at Aviva Stadium, Dublin)
Saturday 27th May
Referee: Nigel Owens (5th final)
ARs:  David Wilkinson (Ire) & Ian Davies (Wal)
TMO: Neil Paterson (Sco)