Match Officials Announced For Ireland’s Rugby World Cup Pool Matches

Men in charge.

The match officials have been revealed for Ireland’s Rugby World Cup pool matches in Japan later this year.

Ireland open up their account with a game against Six Nations rivals Scotland on September 22 with Englishman Wayne Barnes set to take charge of that contest.

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Next up it’s the tournament hosts for Ireland with Australia’s Angus Gardner set to take charge of that affair. Ireland’s final two pool games then are against Russia and Samoa with France’s Jerome Garces and Australia’s Nic Berry refereeing those games respectively.

You can check out the match officials for all the Rugby World Cup pool matches here.

Ireland’s Rugby World Cup fixtures (GMT):

IRELAND vs Scotland, 8:45am September 22nd
International Stadium, Yokohama
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant 1: Pascal Gauzere (France)
Assistant 2: Alexandre Ruiz (France)
TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

IRELAND vs Japan, 8:15am September 28th
Shizuoka Stadium Ecopa
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant 1: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant 2: Matthew Carley (England)
TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

IRELAND vs Russia, 11:15am October 3rd
Kobe Misaki Stadium
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistant 1: Mathieu Raynal (France)
Assistant 2: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

IRELAND vs Samoa, 11:45am October 12th
Hakatanomori Football Stadium
Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)
Assistant 1: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant 2: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)