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Officials Announced For Ireland's 2020 Six Nations Games

Officials Announced For Ireland's 2020 Six Nations Games

The match official appointments for the 2020 Six Nations have been announced.

Ireland's opening two fixtures, both of which will be at home, will be refereed by French men. Mathieu Raynal takes charge against Scotland and Romain Poite against Wales.

Ireland's clash with England at Twickenham will be overseen by South Africa's Jaco Peyper while Australian Nic Berry will be in charge for the game against Italy in Dublin.

Wayne Barnes, who will be making his 90th appearance as a test referee, will officiate for Ireland's final game against France.

Next year's tournament will see Ireland's Andrew Brace make his Six Nations refereeing debut. Brace, who was an assistant at the World Cup, will take charge of France vs Italy at the Stade de France on February 9th.

Nigel Owens will make his 98th test match appearance as a referee when he officiates France vs England.

February 1st, Ireland vs Scotland

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Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)

Assistants: Pascal Gauzere (France) Federico Anselmi (Argentina)

TMO: Glenn Newman (New Zealand)

February 8th, Ireland vs Wales

Referee: Romain Poite (France)

Assistants: Luke Pearce (England) Mike Fraser (New Zealand)

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TMO: Glenn Newman (New Zealand)

February 23rd, England vs Ireland

Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa)

Assistants: Romain Poite (France) Alex Fuiz (France)

TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

March 7th, Ireland vs Italy

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Referee: Nic Berry (Australia)

Assistants: Angus Gardner (Australia) Karl Dickson (England)

TMO: Graham Hughes (England)

March 14th, France vs Ireland

Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)

Assistants: Paul Williams (New Zealand) Mike Adamson (Scotland)

TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

The full list of officials for the 2020 Six Nations is below.

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