Match Officials Confirmed For Champions Cup Semi-Final Fixtures

Final four.

The match officials have been officially confirmed for this weekend’s European Champions Cup semi-final fixtures.

Up first we’ve got Leinster hosting Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Roman Poite will take charge of that game, with fellow Frenchmen Mathieu Raynal and Alexandre Ruiz assisting him. Phillippe Bonhoure, also of France, will be the TMO on the day.

Sunday sees Munster and Racing battle it out in Bordeaux. JP Doyle, an Irishman plying his trade in England with the RFU, will referee that game, with Wayne Barnes and Luke Pearce assisting him. Graham Hughes will be the television match official.

Champions Cup

Leinster vs Scarlets
Aviva Stadium
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant referees: Mathieu Raynal (France), Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Television match official: Philippe Bonhoure (France)

Racing vs Munster
Stade Chaban-Delmas, Bordeaux
Referee: JP Doyle (England)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

Challenge Cup

Gloucester vs Newcastle Falcons
Kingsholm
Referee: Pascal Gaüzère (France)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Pierre Brousset (France)
Television match official: Éric Briquet-Campin (France)

Cardiff Blues vs Pau
Cardiff Arms Park
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Andrew Brace (Ireland), Frank Murphy (Ireland)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)