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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Ref

All time
# Ref
'Anything can happen in four years, so I just want to take this opportunity in Japan'
Andrew Brace is the only IRFU match official involved in the upcoming World Cup.
# in charge
David Gough confirmed as referee for Dublin-Kerry All-Ireland football final
This comes as the Meathman’s first All-Ireland senior final in the middle.
# on the whistle
Garcès appointed to referee Leinster's Champions Cup final clash
The Frenchman will be in charge of the decider against Saracens in Newcastle.
# Ref
Cork's Conor Lane to take charge of Dublin-Tyrone All-Ireland football final
This will be his second All-Ireland senior final as the man in the middle.
# official business
Schmidt 'surprised' to see Van der Westhuizen in England camp, but stands by assistant ref's integrity
The South African will run the line at Twickenham on Saturday despite aiding England’s preparations this week.
# Brexit
Heavy rain in London causes rail chaos - and could stop some people from voting
Some commuters said they had been stuck at Waterloo station for hours.
# the trip
We went to the most Catholic county in Ireland to ask about same-sex marriage
Outside of the urban centres, how is the debate shaping up? We spent a day finding out.
# Specsavers
There are straight lineout throws, crooked ones... and then there is this monstrosity
This throw was more crooked than the characters in ‘Charlie’.
# Outburst
Toulon's Laporte blasts ref as 'hopeless' and 'incompetent' after shock Grenoble win
Grenoble, who include Irish duo Bernard Jackman and Mike Prendergast among their coaching staff, won 22-21 in last Saturday’s Top 14 match.
# puck that
VIDEO: An NHL referee was struck in the head by a puck in an ugly scene
An ice hockey official said the referee “checked out OK.”
# Irish Abroad
Exiles: O'Shea blasts ref as McCall signs on until 2015 with Saracens
The Harlequins director or rugby believes Quins’ referee on Sunday was out of his depth.
# Heineken Cup
I’ll be seeing you: Poite gets the whistle for crucial Munster and Leinster matches
The French referee will oversee the Irish provinces in rounds five and six.
# i spy
RefCam introduction to give rugby fan a ref's eye view of the action
Footage from the new camera will be featured in Sky’s coverage of Newcastle Falcons v London Scottish this weekend.
# Irish Abroad
Exiles: McCall backs Saracens to right the wrongs of Thomond showdown
The former Ulster coach is confident his side can progress to the Heineken Cup quarter-finals.
# Referendum
REFERENDUM RESULTS: The constituency-by-constituency stats
The results are coming in thick and fast… the ‘Yes’ vote appears to have it.
# Ref Justice
GAA to hold 'further talks' with Revenue on referee payments
There’ll be no change in officials’ rates for the time being, Croke Park chiefs indicate.