End Of Year ToursEngland’s Wayne Barnes will referee the Boks’ final end of year Test against France in Paris on Saturday.

Barnes will be the Boks’ third northern hemisphere referee in as many matches on their tour after Ireland’s Alain Rolland took control of their 24-15 win over Wales in Cardiff, while France’s Jérôme Garcès was the man in the middle in their 28-0 victory over Scotland in Edinburgh last Sunday.



Here are the referee appointments:

Friday, November 22

Wales v Tonga at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff – 21:30
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Craig Joubert (South Africa), Luke Pearce (England)
Television match official: Carlo Damasco (Italy)

Saturday, November 23

Italy v Argentina at Stadio Olimpico, Rome – 16:00
Referee: Chris Pollock (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: George Clancy (Ireland), JP Doyle (England)
Television match official: Gareth Simmonds (Wales)

Romania v Fiji at Stadionul National Arcul de Triumf, Bucharest – 18:30
Referee: Dudley Phillips (Ireland)
Assistant referees: TBA
Television match official: Simon McDowell (Ireland)

Scotland v Australia at Murrayfield, Edinburgh – 20:00
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Pascal Gauzère (France), Francisco Pastrana (Argentina)
Television match official: Geoff Warren (England) Lyndon Bray (SANZAR)

France v South Africa at Stade de France, Paris – 22:00
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant referees: Glen Jackson (New Zealand), Leighton Hodges (Wales)
Television match official: Iain Ramage (Scotland)


Sunday, November 24

Ireland v New Zealand at Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Ireland – 16:00
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant referees: Jérôme Garcès (France), Greg Garner (England)
Television match official: Graham Hughes (England)

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