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Boks get Poite, Garces for end-of-year Tests

2017-10-13 21:05
Jerome Garces (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The match officials for the Springboks' four year-end Tests in Europe have been confirmed by World Rugby.

World Rugby's match officials for November Test window

Frenchmen Jerome Garces and Romain Poite will referee two of South Africa’s Tests.

Poite will be in charge of the match against Italy in Padova on November 25, while Garces - who took charge of the recent Test against New Zealand at Newlands - will referee the Test against Wales in Cardiff on December 2.

New Zealand’s Ben O'Keeffe will be the referee for the Boks’ tour opener against Ireland in Dublin on November 11, while Welshman Nigel Owens will take the whistle for the clash against France in Paris on November 18.

Match officials for Springbok Tests (SA times):

Ireland v Springboks (Dublin, November 11 - 19:30)
Referee: Ben O'Keeffe (New Zelaand)
Assistant: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant: Ian Davies (Wales)
TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

France v Springboks (Paris, November 18 - 20:45)
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)
Assistant: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant: Tom Foley (England)
TMORowan Kitt (England)

Italy v Springboks (Padova, November 18 - 15:30)
Referee: Romain Poite (France)
Assistant: Johnny Lacey (Ireland)
Assistant: Ben Whitehouse (Wales)
TMO: Eric Gauzins (France)

Wales vs Springboks (Cardiff, December 2 - 16:30)
Referee: Jerome Garces (France)
Assistant: Wayne Barnes (England)
Assistant: Frank Murphy (Ireland)
TMO: Rowan Kitt (England)

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