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URC, Quarterfinals - Referee Appointments

NEWS: The match officials appointments for the United Rugby Championship quarterfinals have been confirmed.


South African referee Jaco Peyper will be in charge of the North-South derby between the Stormers and the Bulls in Cape Town on Saturday.

The Sharks will have Welsh referee Craig Evans in charge when they face Leinster in Dublin.

Ireland referee Andrew Brace gets the first quarterfinal between Ulster and Connacht on Friday.

Italian referee Andrea Piardi will be in charge of the final quarterfinal between Glasgow Warriors and Munster.

See all the match official appointments below:

Friday, May 5:

Ulster v Connacht
(Ravenhill Stadium, Belfast – Kick-off: 19.35; 18.35 GMT)

Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Frank Murphy (Ireland), Eoghan Cross (Ireland)
TMO: Brian MacNeice (Ireland)


Saturday, May 6:

Stormers v Bulls
(Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town – Kick-off: 15.30; 13.30 GMT)

Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: AJ Jacobs (South Africa), Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

Leinster v Sharks
(Lansdowne Road, Dublin – Kick-off: 17.00; 18.00 SA time; 16.00 GMT)

Referee: Craig Evans (Wales)
Assistant referees: Sam Grove-White (Scotland), Hollie Davidson (Scotland)
TMO: Ben Whitehouse (Wales)

Glasgow Warriors v Munster
(Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow – Kick-off: 19.35; 18.35 GMT)

Referee: Andrea Piardi (Italy)
Assistant referees: Adam Jones (Wales); Manuel Bottino (Italy)
TMO: Matteo Liperini (Italy)

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