Match Officials For This Weekend’s International Fixtures

Big weekend.

The match officials have been confirmed for this weekend’s international games, with some absolutely cracking fixtures to look forward to across the globe.

Australian Angus Gardner will take charge of England vs South Africa at Twickenham, while Nigel Owens is the man tasked with taking charge of Ireland’s Soldier Field clash with Italy.

Meanwhile Mathieu Raynal will take charge of the Doddie Weir Cup clash between Wales and Scotland at the Principality Stadium, with Wayne Barnes one of the assistants.


England vs South Africa
@ Twickenham
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Television match official: Olly Hodges (Ireland)

Japan vs New Zealand
@ Ajinomoto Stadium, Tokyo
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
Assistant referees: Damon Murphy (Australia), Graham Cooper (Australia)
Television match official: Damien Mitchelmore (Australia)

USA vs Maori All Blacks
@ Soldier Field, Chicago
Referee: Karl Dickson (England)
Assistant referees: Alexandre Ruiz (France), Chris Assmus (Canada)
Television match official: TBC

Wales vs Scotland
@ Principality Stadium, Cardiff
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Frank Murphy (Ireland)
Television match official: Rowan Kitt (England)

Ireland vs Italy
@ Soldier Field, Chicago
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Romain Poite (France), Alexandre Ruiz (France)
Television match official: David Ardrey (USA)


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