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#official business

# official-business - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

Wayne Barnes named referee for Ireland's Six Nations 2021 opener
# Official Business
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Wayne Barnes named referee for Ireland's Six Nations 2021 opener

Dec 23rd 2020, 3:26 PM 9,678 Views 13 Comments

Mathieu Raynal will take charge of two Ireland games, including the final round clash with England.

# official-business - Friday 19 July, 2019

Wayne Barnes installed as referee for Ireland's pivotal RWC clash with Scotland
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# Official Business

Wayne Barnes installed as referee for Ireland's pivotal RWC clash with Scotland

Jul 19th 2019, 3:28 PM 7,413 Views 17 Comments

The veteran English official hasn’t always been a good omen for Ireland.

# official-business - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

Leinster not over-analysing Garcès' 'slightly different' refereeing style
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# Discipline

Leinster not over-analysing Garcès' 'slightly different' refereeing style

May 7th 2019, 6:20 PM 7,530 Views 7 Comments

The Frenchman takes charge of Saturday’s Champions Cup final.

# official-business - Friday 21 December, 2018

England's Pearce to take charge of Leinster's showdown with Toulouse
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England's Pearce to take charge of Leinster's showdown with Toulouse

Dec 21st 2018, 5:12 PM 5,451 Views 10 Comments

EPCR have confirmed the referee appointments for rounds five and six of the Champions Cup pool stages.

# official-business - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Wayne Barnes to referee Ireland's November clash with All Blacks
# Official Business
From The42
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Wayne Barnes to referee Ireland's November clash with All Blacks

Oct 10th 2018, 12:40 PM 10,920 Views 37 Comments

Nigel Owens, Nic Berry and and Ben O’Keefe will also take charge of Ireland Tests next month.

# official-business - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Sexton still striving to be 'complete leader' and deal with referees
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Sexton still striving to be 'complete leader' and deal with referees

Sep 27th 2018, 7:30 AM 7,404 Views 52 Comments

Johnny Sexton has had no problem adapting to captaincy duties with Leinster, but he is still working to better control his ‘flaws’.

# official-business - Friday 21 September, 2018

'We want good behaviours with referees, because we're trying to play within the rules'
# Official Business
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'We want good behaviours with referees, because we're trying to play within the rules'

Sep 21st 2018, 4:02 PM 5,013 Views 7 Comments

Leo Cullen says Leinster are always trying to tighten their discipline.

# official-business - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Lacey the latest under fire as All Blacks scorch in for 7 tries against France
# Lawful
From The42
# Lawful

Lacey the latest under fire as All Blacks scorch in for 7 tries against France

Jun 23rd 2018, 10:36 AM 19,784 Views 22 Comments

The Irish referee was in the spotlight for the third Kiwi try of the day as he stuck by the letter of the law.

# official-business - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

South African Berry installed as referee for Leinster v Munster
# Official Business
From The42
# Official Business

South African Berry installed as referee for Leinster v Munster

May 15th 2018, 10:42 AM 6,451 Views 14 Comments

The official in his first season in the league will be assisted by Welsh touch judges.

# official-business - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Wayne Barnes appointed referee for Leinster's Champions Cup final clash with Racing 92
# Official Business
From The42
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Wayne Barnes appointed referee for Leinster's Champions Cup final clash with Racing 92

May 1st 2018, 11:37 AM 8,275 Views 27 Comments

The English ref also worked on Racing’s quarter-final and semi-final wins.

# official-business - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

JP Doyle to referee Munster's Champions Cup semi-final against Racing, Poite given Leinster-Scarlets gig
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# Official Business

JP Doyle to referee Munster's Champions Cup semi-final against Racing, Poite given Leinster-Scarlets gig

Apr 11th 2018, 11:28 AM 11,669 Views 37 Comments

The Leinster-born ref was also in charge of Racing’s October visit to Thomond Park.

# official-business - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Marius van der Westhuizen to referee Ireland's first Test against Australia
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# Official Business

Marius van der Westhuizen to referee Ireland's first Test against Australia

Mar 28th 2018, 12:33 PM 10,036 Views 12 Comments

The South African was due to be assistant referee for Ireland’s Grand Slam victory in Twickenham, but was replaced after his involvement in an England training

# official-business - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Schmidt 'surprised' to see Van der Westhuizen in England camp, but stands by assistant ref's integrity
# Official Business
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Schmidt 'surprised' to see Van der Westhuizen in England camp, but stands by assistant ref's integrity

Mar 15th 2018, 2:33 PM 8,122 Views 11 Comments

The South African will run the line at Twickenham on Saturday despite aiding England’s preparations this week.

# official-business - Monday 24 March, 2014

Nigel Owens will referee Munster's Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulouse
# Official Business
From The42
# Official Business

Nigel Owens will referee Munster's Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulouse

Mar 24th 2014, 2:19 PM 5,676 Views 21 Comments

Happy with that, rugby fans?

# official-business - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Varadkar not pleased with new rule that allows ministers to use bus lanes
# Bus Lanes
# Bus Lanes

Varadkar not pleased with new rule that allows ministers to use bus lanes

Nov 20th 2011, 2:36 PM 7,214 Views 55 Comments

A change in law now allows ministers to use the bus lanes when they’re on official business. They were stripped of their State-supplied cars and Garda drivers in March.