# on the whistle

This year
'Dream come true' as Shane Curley named All-Ireland final referee
Curley can now look forward to a historic fixture on his CV as the first final meeting of Dublin and Kerry will mark the 50th LGFA All-Ireland.
Irish referee Joy Neville appointed as first woman to officiate at men's RWC
Neville won 70 caps for Ireland as a player before turning to refereeing.
Wayne Barnes to referee Leinster-Toulouse Champions Cup semi-final
South Africa’s Jaco Peyper takes charge of La Rochelle-Exeter clash.
All time
IRFU refs Brace and Murphy appointed to European semi-final clashes
Nigel Owens and Mike Adamson will be in charge of the other two fixtures.
Andrew Brace appointed referee for the Pro14 final between Leinster and Ulster
The 32-year-old has been a rising star of the refereeing scene in recent years.
Garcès appointed to referee Leinster's Champions Cup final clash
The Frenchman will be in charge of the decider against Saracens in Newcastle.
Munster, Leinster and Ulster set for French refs in first round of Champions Cup
Romain Poite, Pascal Gaüzère and Jérôme Garcès are first up for the Irish provinces.
Peyper, Garcès and Poite to referee Lions' Tests against All Blacks
World Rugby have also confirmed the match officials for Ireland’s summer tour.
Garcès to take charge of Ireland's Rugby World Cup quarter-final against Argentina
Three Irishmen have been appointed as touch judges for the weekend.