Match Officials Confirmed For This Weekend’s Internationals

Week 2.

The June internationals continue this weekend with some absolutely cracking fixtures to look forward to across the board.

France will be hoping referee Angus Gardner protects their players this weekend when they take on the All Blacks in their second Test after last weekend’s controversy.

Ireland and England will be hoping to bounce back from their respective defeats to Australia and South Africa. New Zealander Paul Williams and Frenchman Roman Poite will take charge of their games respectively.

Have a look below for a full list of match officials.

Japan vs Italy
@ Noevir Stadium, Hyogo, Kobe
Referee: Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Nigel Owens (Wales), Nic Berry (Australia)
Television match official: Rowan Kitt (England)

New Zealand vs France
@ Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: John Lacey (Ireland), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: George Ayoub (Australia)

Australia vs Ireland
@ AAMI Park, Melbourne
Referee: Paul Williams (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gaüzère (France), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Television match official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

South Africa vs England
@ Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

Argentina vs Wales
@ Estadio Brigadier Lopez, Santa Fe
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Television match official: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

USA vs Scotland
@ BBVA Compass Stadium, Houston
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant referees: Shuhei Kubo (Japan), Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Television match official: David Grashoff (England)

Canada vs Russia
@ Twin Elm Rugby Park, Ottawa
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ireland), Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

Tonga vs Romania
@ ANZ Stadium, Suva
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
Assistant referees: Graham Cooper (Australia), Cam Stone (New Zealand)
Television match official: Aaron Paterson (New Zealand)

Fiji vs Georgia
@ ANZ Stadium, Suva
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant referees: Mike Fraser (New Zealand), Jordan Way (Australia)
Television match official: Aaron Paterson (New Zealand)