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Referees for Europe´s Quarters

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The eight quarterfinals of European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) will be played over the weekend of 30 March - 1 April 2018.

By Paul Dobson, Moonsport

The EPCR has appointed the referees for these matches. The appointments are made by a committee of selectors chaired by Joël Jutge who is in charge of Europe's referees.

The semifinals will be played on 20-21 April with the two finals at San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao on 11 May for the Challenge Cup and 12 May for the Champions Cup.


Champions Cup Quarterfinals

Scarlets vs La Rochelle at Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli
Referee: Luke Pearce (England)

Munster vs Toulon at Thomond Park, Limerick
Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)

Clermont Auvergne vs Racing 92 at Stade Marcel-Michelin, Clermont-Ferrand
Referee: Wayne Barnes (England)

Leinster vs Saracens at Aviva Stadium, Dublin
Referee: Jérôme Garcès (France)

Challenge Cup Quarterfinals

Newcastle Falcons vs Brive at Kingston Park, Newcastle
Referee: John Lacey (Ireland)

Pau vs Stade Français at Stade du Hameau, Pau
Referee: JP Doyle (England)

Connacht vs Gloucester at The Sportsground, Galway
Referee: Romain Poite (France)

Edinburgh vs Cardiff Blues at Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France) advert