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Owens to officiate Paris Test


  • 14 Nov 2017
Nigel Owens Nigel Owens

Nigel Owens will be the referee for Saturday's match between France and the Springboks.

The Welshman will be assisted by England duo Wayne Barnes and Tom Foley, with another Englishman, Rowan Kitt, as the TMO.

England vs Australia
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa), George Clancy (Ireland)
TMO: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

France vs South Africa
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Wayne Barnes (England), Tom Foley (England)
TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

Italy vs Argentina
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Pierre Brousset (France)
TMO: Brian MacNeice (Ireland)

Scotland vs New Zealand
Referee: Matthew Carley (England)
Assistant referees: Romain Poite (France), Ian Davies (Wales)
TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

Wales vs Georgia
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)
Assistant referees: Shuhei Kubo (Japan), Sean Gallagher (Ireland)
TMO: Leo Colgan (Ireland)

Japan vs Tonga
Referee: Andrew Brace (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gaüzère (France), Craig Evans (Wales)
TMO: Jon Mason (Wales)

Romania vs Samoa
Referee: David Wilkinson (Ireland)
Assistant referees: Mike Adamson (Scotland), Shota Tevzadze (Georgia)
TMO: Neil Paterson (Scotland)

Ireland vs Fiji
Referee: Paul Williams (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Angus Gardner (Australia), Alex Ruiz (France)
TMO: David Grashoff (England)

Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images

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