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URC Round Five match officials

NEWS: The match officials’ appointments of the United Rugby Championship Round Five fixtures have been confirmed.



Ospreys v Stormers
(Swansea Stadium, Swansea – Kick-off: 19.35; 20.35 SA time; 18.35 GMT)

Referee: Gianluca Gnecchi (Italy)
Assistant referees: Aled Evans (Wales), Carwyn Williams (Wales)
TMO: Matteo Liperini (Italy)

Connacht v Leinster
(The Sportsground, Galway – Kick-off: 19.35; 18.35 GMT)

Referee: Frank Murphy (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Peter Martin (Ireland), Oisin Quinn (Ireland)
TMO: Colin Stanley (Ireland)


Lions v Ulster
(Ellis Park, Johannesburg – Kick-off: 14.00; 13.00 Ireland time; 12.00 GMT)

Referee: Sam Grove-White (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), Griffin Colby (South Africa)
TMO: Ben Blain (Scotland)

Sharks v Glasgow Warriors
(Kings Park, Durban – Kick-off: 16.05; 15.05 UK time; 14.05 GMR)

Referee: Chris Busby (Ireland)
Assistant referees: AJ Jacobs (South Africa), Cwengile Jadezweni (South Africa)
TMO: Eoghan Cross (Ireland)

Edinburgh v Benetton
(Edinburgh Stadium, Edinburgh – Kick-off: 17.15; 18.15 Italian time; 16.15 GMT)

Referee: Marius van der Westhuisen (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Jonny Perriam (Scotland), Ru Campbell (Scotland)
TMO: Leo Colgan (Ireland)

Cardiff v Dragons
(Arms Park, Cardiff – Kick-off: 17.15; 16.15 GMT)

Referee: Craig Evans (Wales)
Assistant referees: Adam Jones (Wales), Rhys Jones (Wales)
TMO: Jon Mason (Wales)

Scarlets v Zebre
(Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli – Kick-off: 19.35; 20.35 Italian time; 18.35 GMT)

Referee: Morne Ferreira (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Ian Davies (Wales), Tom Spurrier (Wales)
TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

Munster v Bulls
(Thomond Park, Limerick – Kick-off: 19.35; 20.35 SA time; 18.35 GMT)

Referee: Mike Adamson, (Scotland)
Assistant referees: Andrew Cole (Ireland), Dermot Blake (Ireland))
TMO: Andrew McMenemy (Scotland)

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