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Match official revealed for Euro Cup final

NEWS: England’s Wayne Barnes has been appointed as the match official of the European Champions Cup final between France’s La Rochelle and Irish province Leinster in Marseille on May 28.


The encounter will be Barnes’ third European Champions Cup final.

Barnes will be taking charge of his 90th tournament match, having previously refereed the 2010 and 2018 deciders.

“I’m honoured to have been appointed to ref my third @ChampionsCup final in Marseille next week,” Barnes tweeted Wednesday.

Another English referee, Luke Pearce will be in the middle for the all-French second-tier European Challenge Cup final between Lyon and Toulon in Marseille a week on Friday (May 27).

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