• World Rugby confirm referees to take charge of Lions tour Tests

    13 days ago - By The Rugby Paper

    World Rugby have listed the officials who will take control of the Lions tour matches this summer, with Australian referee Nic Berry in charge of the first Test.
    The tour schedule kicks off on home soil for the Lions at Murrayfield on June 26 against Japan, to be refereed by French official Pascal Gauzere.
    Five matches against provincial South African teams will take place up to the first Test on July 24.
    Berry will take the reins and is the referee who sent off Ireland centre Bundee Aki in the 2019 Rugby World Cup in the pool stages against Samoa.
    Ben O'Keeffe and Mathieu Raynal will take...
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  • Referees named for Castle Lager Lions Series

    13 days ago - By Rugby15

    Nic Berry , Ben O'Keeffe and Mathieu Raynal have been appointed to officiate the Tests between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions, and will be joined by five leading South African referees for the Castle Lager Lions Series, which kicks off early next month.
    Jaco Peyper, AJ Jacobs, Marius van der Westhuizen and television match officials Marius Jonker and Stuart Berry were all named on the referee panel announced by World Rugby for the Castle Lager Lions Series, with Berry, O'Keeffe and Raynal taking charge of the Tests.
    Furthermore, Mike Adamson from Scotland will be the man in the...
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  • Referees for Lions series revealed

    Referees for Lions series revealed

    13 days ago - By Rugby World

    Nic Berry, Ben O'Keeffe and Mathieu Raynal will call the Springboks Tests Nic Berry will call the first Test, in Cape Town We now know who the referees for Lions series in South Africa will be. World Rugby have released the names ...
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