Barnes to blow Bok game

English referee Wayne Barnes will be in charge of the Springboks' World Cup quarter-final against Wales.

Welshman Nigel Owens, regarded as the world's best referee, will officiate the New Zealand vs France clash, with Frenchman Jérôme Garcès the referee for the Ireland vs Argentina match and South African Craig Joubert in the middle for Australia vs Scotland.

South Africa vs Wales
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistants referees: George Clancy (Ireland), JP Doyle (England)
TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

New Zealand vs France
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistants referees: Jaco Peyper (South Africa), John Lacey (Ireland)
TMO: Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)

Ireland vs Argentina
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)
Assistants referees: Romain Poite (France), Chris Pollock (New Zealand)
TMO: George Ayoub (Australia)

Australia vs Scotland
Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Assistants referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Pascal Gaüzère (France)
TMO: Ben Skeen (New Zealand)

Photo: Steve Haag/Gallo Images

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