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#Match Officials

# match-officials - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

'Do we come down hard on the referees? Yes, we have very honest chats'
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

'Do we come down hard on the referees? Yes, we have very honest chats'

Apr 20th 2022, 7:00 PM 7,978 Views 5 Comments

The URC’s head of match officials, Tappe Henning, has been busy since joining in December.

# match-officials - Monday 17 January, 2022

Peyper and Gardner among referees for Ireland's Six Nations clashes
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Peyper and Gardner among referees for Ireland's Six Nations clashes

Jan 17th 2022, 4:30 PM 4,091 Views 3 Comments

The IRFU’s Andrew Brace, Frank Murphy, Chris Busby, Joy Neville, and Brian MacNeice are also involved.

# match-officials - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

'It's a real void' - Lancaster believes URC needs new referee manager
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

'It's a real void' - Lancaster believes URC needs new referee manager

Oct 19th 2021, 7:00 AM 6,878 Views 5 Comments

Greg Garner left the role during the summer.

# match-officials - Friday 30 July, 2021

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus
# Top Man
# Top Man

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus

Jul 30th 2021, 9:43 AM 5,630 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Dan Biggar is on track to be fit for tomorrow’s second Test.

# match-officials - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Rassie Erasmus releases explosive hour-long criticism of refereeing
# Review
# Review

Rassie Erasmus releases explosive hour-long criticism of refereeing

Jul 29th 2021, 11:55 AM 19,098 Views 17 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby has picked apart Nic Berry’s performance in the first Test.

# match-officials - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Carley appointed to referee Leinster's semi-final clash with La Rochelle
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Carley appointed to referee Leinster's semi-final clash with La Rochelle

Apr 20th 2021, 1:18 PM 9,205 Views 12 Comments

Andrew Brace leads an all-IRFU team for one of the Challenge Cup semi-finals.

# match-officials - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Peyper apologies for 'inappropriate' photo as Owens and Garcès get semi-finals
# Referees
# Referees

Peyper apologies for 'inappropriate' photo as Owens and Garcès get semi-finals

Oct 22nd 2019, 2:36 AM 10,999 Views 12 Comments

The South African referee was not considered for selection this weekend.

# match-officials - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Nigel Owens appointed to referee Ireland's clash with the All Blacks
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Nigel Owens appointed to referee Ireland's clash with the All Blacks

Oct 15th 2019, 5:13 AM 17,097 Views 46 Comments

Angus Gardner and Pascal Guazere will be on the sidelines for the clash in Tokyo.

# match-officials - Thursday 19 September, 2019

All Blacks name strong XV as Hansen accuses Erasmus of pressuring referee
# Heating Up
# Heating Up

All Blacks name strong XV as Hansen accuses Erasmus of pressuring referee

Sep 19th 2019, 7:29 AM 12,614 Views 16 Comments

The Kiwis have gone for Ryan Crotty and Anton Lienert-Brown in midfield.

# match-officials - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

IRFU's Brace named in 23-man match officials squad for World Cup
# Appointments
# Appointments

IRFU's Brace named in 23-man match officials squad for World Cup

May 7th 2019, 10:58 AM 7,506 Views 15 Comments

Nigel Owens and Wayne Barnes will referee at their fourth consecutive World Cups.

# match-officials - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Referee appointments confirmed for next two rounds of Heineken Cup
# Whistlers
# Whistlers

Referee appointments confirmed for next two rounds of Heineken Cup

Nov 15th 2018, 1:15 PM 6,517 Views 6 Comments

Mathieu Raynal will be in charge when Leinster visit Bath next month.

# match-officials - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Munster, Leinster and Ulster set for French refs in first round of Champions Cup
# On The Whistle
# On The Whistle

Munster, Leinster and Ulster set for French refs in first round of Champions Cup

Sep 13th 2018, 3:23 PM 4,901 Views 2 Comments

Romain Poite, Pascal Gaüzère and Jérôme Garcès are first up for the Irish provinces.

# match-officials - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Ref review: How accurate were the big calls in Ireland's defeat to the Wallabies?
# Penalty Count
# Penalty Count

Ref review: How accurate were the big calls in Ireland's defeat to the Wallabies?

Jun 14th 2018, 4:45 PM 19,830 Views 52 Comments

Marius van der Westhuizen had some big decisions to make in Brisbane.

# match-officials - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Owens to ref Munster, Leinster get Garcès, and Poite in charge for Connacht
# Men In The Middle
# Men In The Middle

Owens to ref Munster, Leinster get Garcès, and Poite in charge for Connacht

Feb 28th 2018, 12:17 PM 6,426 Views 15 Comments

EPCR has confirmed the refereeing appointments for the European quarter-finals.

# match-officials - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Ex-Connacht scrum-half among seven referees awarded IRFU contracts
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Ex-Connacht scrum-half among seven referees awarded IRFU contracts

Oct 18th 2017, 3:59 PM 6,178 Views 0 Comments

Frank Murphy and Joy Neville are among those rewarded by the union.

# match-officials - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Peyper, Garcès and Poite to referee Lions' Tests against All Blacks
# On The Whistle
# On The Whistle

Peyper, Garcès and Poite to referee Lions' Tests against All Blacks

Mar 23rd 2017, 4:22 PM 5,869 Views 18 Comments

World Rugby have also confirmed the match officials for Ireland’s summer tour.

# match-officials - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Schmidt refuses to criticise referee Peyper after Ireland's defeat to All Blacks
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Schmidt refuses to criticise referee Peyper after Ireland's defeat to All Blacks

Nov 19th 2016, 9:42 PM 15,682 Views 25 Comments

‘We’ll feed our feedback through the appropriate channels,’ said the Ireland head coach.

# match-officials - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Lacey gets Challenge semi with Owens and Poite in charge for Champions Cup
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Lacey gets Challenge semi with Owens and Poite in charge for Champions Cup

Apr 14th 2016, 5:02 PM 4,284 Views 7 Comments

EPCR have announced the referees for the European semi-finals weekend.

# match-officials - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Matt O'Connor - 'You need strong officials and I don't think we had that tonight'
# Critical
# Critical

Matt O'Connor - 'You need strong officials and I don't think we had that tonight'

Oct 4th 2014, 10:04 PM 14,861 Views 59 Comments

The Leinster head coach was displeased with the refereeing of the breakdown and the scrum.

# match-officials - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Deegan to take charge of All-Ireland football showdown
# Match Officials
# Match Officials

Deegan to take charge of All-Ireland football showdown

Sep 4th 2012, 12:59 PM 1,027 Views 0 Comments

The referees have been announced for this year’s All-Ireland football finals.