Match officials appointed for this weekend’s June Internationals

There is a full programme of June internationals with New Zealand’s Ben O’Keeffe refereeing South Africa’s Test against England in Johannesburg.

There is no Super Rugby but there are nine June Tests in all, while World Rugby’s U20 Championship continues in France and the Sevens World Series’ final leg takes place in Paris.

June Tests

Australia vs Ireland
@ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane, Australia
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gaüzère (France), Paul Williams (New Zealand)
Television match official: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

New Zealand vs France
@ Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand
Referee: Luke Pearce (England)
Assistant referees: Angus Gardner (Australia), John Lacey (Ireland)
Television match official: George Ayoub (Australia)

South Africa vs England
@ Ellis Park, Johannesburg, South Africa
Referee: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Romain Poite (France), Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

Argentina vs Wales
@ Estadio San Juan del Bicentenario, San Juan
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), Mathieu Raynal (France)
Television match official: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

Japan vs Italy
@ Oita Bank Dome, Oita
Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)
Assistant referees: Nigel Owens (Wales), Nick Briant (New Zealand)
Television match official: Rowan Kitt (England)

Canada vs Scotland
@ Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton
Referee: Shuhei Kubo (Japan)
Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ireland), Derek Summers (USA)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

USA vs Russia
@ Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Denver
Referee: Federico Anselmi (Argentina)
Assistant referees: Frank Murphy (Ireland), Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
Television match official: David Grashoff (England)

Tonga vs Georgia
@ ANZ Stadium, Suva
Referee: Brendon Pickerill (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Graham Cooper (Australia), Cam Stone (New Zealand)
Television match official: Ian Smith (Australia)

Fiji vs Samoa
@ ANZ Stadium, Suva
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Jordan Way (Australia)
Television match official: Ian Smith (Australia)

Paris Sevens

Men

Referees: Paulo Duarte (Portugal), Craig Evans (Wales), Sam Grove-White (Scotland), Nori Hashimoto (Japan), Richard Haughton (England), Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), Matt Rodden (Hong Kong), Jeremy Rozier (France), Damian Schneider (Argentina)

Women

Referees: Ben Crouse (South Africa), Sara Cox (England), Hollie Davidson (Scotland), Sakurako Kawasaki (Japan), Rose LaBrèche (Canada), Joy Neville (Ireland), Alhambra Nievas (Spain)

World Rugby U20 Championship, Round 3

Wales vs Japan in Perpignan
Referee: Andrea Piardi (Italy)
Assistant referees: Egon Seconds (South Africa), Jonathan Gasnier (France)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

New Zealand vs Australia in Perpignan
Referee: Karl Dickson (England)
Assistant referees: Egon Seconds (South Africa), Jonathan Gasnier (France)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

Italy vs Argentina in Béziers
Referee: Sean Gallagher (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Ludovic Cayre (France), Luc Ramos (France)
Television match official: Philippe Bonhoure (France)

England vs Scotland in Béziers
Referee: Damon Murphy (Australia)
Assistant referees: Ludovic Cayre (France), Mathieu Noirot (France)
Television match official: Philippe Bonhoure (France)

Ireland vs Georgia in Narbonne
Referee: Jamie Nutbrown (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Pali Deluca (Argentina), Flavien Hourquet (France)
Television match official: Shane McDermott (New Zealand)

South Africa vs France in Narbonne
Referee: Dan Jones (Wales)
Assistant referees: Pali Deluca (Argentina), Vincent Blasco Baque (France)
Television match official: Shane McDermott (New Zealand)

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