Referees announced for England’s summer Tests in Australia - Ruck

Referees announced for England’s summer Tests in Australia

The referees for England’s three-Test summer tour of Australia have been confirmed.

A total of 22 match officials representing nine nations will take charge of the 25 matches with Jordan Way (Australia) taking charge of the first with Japan v Uruguay on 18 June and Damon Murphy (Australia) the last with the Asia/Pacific 1 qualifier for Rugby World Cup 2023 on 23 July.

Additional fixtures and match official appointments will be confirmed in due course, while the women’s test match appointments will be announced separately.

Wayne Barnes (England) will move closer to the 100-test milestone as a referee when he takes charge of his 99th test with the third test between New Zealand and Ireland during a packed July international window.

England v Barbarians: Twickenham Stadium, London – Sunday, 19 June, 2022

  • Referee: Andrea Piardi (FIR)
  • Assistant Referee 1: Mike Adamson (SRU)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Gianluca Gnecchi (FIR) 
  • TMO: Ben Whitehouse (WRU)
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