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CONFIRMED: Match officials named for summer tours

World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for the 2018 June internationals, which gets underway on June 2 when South Africa face Wales in Washington.

Appointments have been made to 28 matches, including the cross-regional Rugby World Cup 2019 qualifiers between Samoa and the team representing Europe.

A team of 29 referees and assistant referees and 10 TMOs have been selected on merit, reflecting a strong blend of experience and emerging talent as World Rugby’s Match Officials Selection Committee look towards Rugby World Cup 2019 and beyond.

All bar three of the 24 referees selected for the Tests have graduated via the World Rugby U20 Championship.

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