EPCR Referee Appointments – Champions & Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals


Following a meeting of EPCR’s Match Officials Selection Committee today, the referee appointments for this weekend’s Heineken Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final matches have been made.

Irishman Andrew Brace will be in charge when Ronan O’Gara’s La Rochelle take on Sale Sharks at the Stade Marcel Deflandre on Saturday.

Frenchman Mathieu Raynal will take charge of Exeter Chiefs vs Leinster at Sandy Park.

Matthew Carley of England will be the man in charge when Bordeaux meet Racing 92 with fellow Englishman Luke Pearce taking charge of Clermont vs Toulouse.

(Kick-off times are local)

Saturday 10 April
La Rochelle v Sale Sharks, Stade Marcel Deflandre (16.00)
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ire)

Exeter Chiefs v Leinster Rugby, Sandy Park (17.30)
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (Fra)

Sunday 11 April
Bordeaux-Bègles v Racing 92, Stade Chaban-Delmas (13.30)
Referee: Matthew Carley (Eng)

ASM Clermont Auvergne v Toulouse, Stade Marcel-Michelin (16.00)
Referee: Luke Pearce (Eng)

(Kick-off times are local)

Friday 9 April
Bath Rugby v London Irish, Recreation Ground (20.00)
Referee: Frank Murphy (Ire)

Saturday 10 April
Leicester Tigers v Newcastle Falcons, Mattioli Woods Welford Road (12.30)
Referee: Romain Poite (Fra)

Northampton Saints v Ulster Rugby, Franklin’s Gardens (20.00)
Referee: Alexandre Ruiz (Fra)

Montpellier v Benetton Rugby, GGL Stadium (21.00)
Referee: Karl Dickson (Eng)

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