Referees Confirmed For This Weekend’s PRO14 Quarter Finals

Final series.

PRO14 Rugby have confirmed the refereeing panel that will be in place for the Guinness PRO14 Final Series which kicks off this Saturday and runs up to the Championship showpiece game at Celtic Park on May 25.

A squad of 11 match officials, headed up by international referees Nigel Owens and Johnny Lacey, have been selected and held a two-day training camp at the WRU’s High Performance Centre outside Cardiff last week.

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The panel includes referees from Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales and contains some of the Championship’s most experienced officials:

  • Nigel Owens (WRU)
  • Ben Whitehouse (WRU)
  • Ian Davies (WRU)
  • Dan Jones (WRU)
  • Johnny Lacey (IRFU)
  • Andrew Brace (IRFU)
  • Frank Murphy (IRFU)
  • Sean Gallagher (IRFU)
  • George Clancy (IRFU)
  • Marius Mitrea (FIR)
  • Mike Adamson (SRU)
PRO14 Rugby have also confirmed the Quarter-Final appointments for this weekend:

Saturday, May 4
Munster Rugby v Benetton Rugby – KO 15.00
Thomond Park, Limerick
Referee: Nigel Owens (WRU)
AR1: Ben Whitehouse (WRU), AR2: Dan Jones (WRU)
TMO: Ian Davies (WRU)

Ulster Rugby v Connacht Rugby – KO 17.35
Kingspan Stadium, Belfast
Referee: Andrew Brace (IRFU)
AR1: John Lacey (IRFU), AR2: George Clancy (IRFU)
TMO: Olly Hodges (IRFU)