Officials for this weekend, including England vs Wales referee - Ruck

Officials for this weekend, including England vs Wales referee

Referee appointments for round three of the 2022 Guinness Six Nations, including the England vs Wales referee in Rome on Sunday.

Saturday, 26 February, 2022:


  • Referee: Karl Dickson (RFU)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Luke Pearce (RFU)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Chris Busby (IRFU)
  • TMO: Tom Foley (RFU)

He started in rugby as a player, competing at scrum-half. Dickson played for Bedford Blues and Harlequins before announcing his retirement in 2017. 

He will make his Six Nations referee debut in the 2022 tournament when he takes charge of Scotland v France. Chairman of the World Rugby Match Officials Selection Committee Graham Mourie said: “I would like to extend my congratulations to Nika (Amashukeli), Damon (Murphy) and Karl, who will be refereeing their first Six Nations matches, and wish all the best to all the match officials selected for the Championship.”

Dickson has twin daughter with wife Jocelyn. He met Jocelyn on a night out in Clapham with fellow player Mike Brown.

Referee, Karl Dickson during the Gallagher Premiership Match between Exeter Chiefs and Sale Sharks at Sandy Park on 12 June 2021. Photo: Tom Sandberg/PPAUK


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