- Dates and times named for PRO12 semi-finals
- Did Munster get the game plan wrong this time?
- “I am so proud of my squad,” says Rassie
- Defeat for Young Munster: all the AIL updates
- Sarries show there is some way to go for Munster
- Munster A take B & I Cup title in Cork thriller
- Death of former Garryowen FC president and PRO
- Team named for Munster’s biggest game of the season
- Big night for Munster as A team seeks cup glorfy
- Fans are advised to make sure of final tickets
- Stander, O’Mahony and Murray will travel with the 2017 Lions
- Two mouthwatering Euro ‘semis’ this week-end
- Garryowen face ‘Wesley’ at home this Sunday
- Disappointment for Young Munster in Junior Cup
- First title for Bandon in Munster Junior Cup final
- ‘Munsters’ away in semis: Garryowen in AIL play-off
- Win keeps Munster on target for a home PRO12 semi-final bonanza
- Saracens rest their European players for Sunday
- Murray still injured as Munster name their side
- Romain Poite to referee Munster v Saracens
- Tyler leads the race for the Golden Boot award
- Young Munster target a successful week-end
- A clean sweep for Garryowen 13s in tournament
- Richmond retain the Transfield Cup in style
- Ulster are next up for second-placed Munster
- Young Munster and Garryowen carve out AIL victories
- Young Munster are seeking win over Con after tonight’s AIL results
- Ireland’s under 18 squad includes three Limerick schools players
- Deysel to make his debut against the Warriors
- Two crucial AIL games in Limerick this Saturday
- UL Bohemian women march on to the AIL final
- Semi-final on Saturday, April 22: update on injuries
- Thrilling Gleeson League final won by Garryowen
- Brotherly love may guide Richmond to victory
- Second half revival sends Munster roaring into the Euro semi-finals
- Three tries as Munster A reach the B&I cup final
- Coach, player sum up Munster’s chances of victory
- Powerful Munster side is named for quarter-final tie
- Wooton, Johnston brothers on Munster A team
- UL Bohs’ Women finish round robin stage in style
- Garryowen continuing to fight for AIL 1A survival
- Young Munster march on to Junior Cup final
- Downes kicks Young Munstet into final
- Young Munster maintain their AIL league challenge
- Newcastle West secure second spot in MJL div one
- Munster name team for Zebre PRO12 away fixture
- Garryowen’s Peter Malone is u20s head coach
- Jack O’Donoghue’s form will be watched by Joe
- Champions Cup quarter finals facts and figures
- Young Munster have Junior Cup on their mind
JP Doyle will referee Munster v Toulouse game
- Updated: 20/03/2017
ENGLISH referee JP Doyle will be the man in charge when Munster take on Toulouse at Thomond Park on Saturday, April 1. Nigel Owens (pictured) will be in charge of the Leinster v Wasps game earlier in the day. Jerome Garces of France is refereeing Saracens v Glasgow on Sunday, April 2 and Wayne Barnes will be the man in the middle for the Clermont Auvergne v Toulon game.
The referee appointments for what promises to be a high-powered series of Champions Cup and Challenge Cup quarter-final matches were announced today following the meeting of a selection committee chaired by EPCR’s Head of Match Officials, Joel Jutge.
The Champions Cup knockout stage will get underway at Dublin’s Aviva Stadium on Saturday, 1 April with the clash of previous tournament winners, Leinster Rugby and Wasps, which will be refereed by Nigel Owens of Wales.
Later the same day, England’s JP Doyle will take charge of another showdown between former champions when Munster Rugby go head-to-head with Toulouse at Thomond Park.
On Sunday, 2 April, Jerome Garces of France will be in the middle for the meeting of holders, Saracens, and knockout stage first-timers, Glasgow Warriors, while England’s Wayne Barnes of England has been appointed for the all-TOP 14 confrontation between number one seeds, ASM Clermont Auvergne, and RC Toulon at Stade Marcel-Michelin.
The quarter-finals weekend kicks off on Friday, 31 March with the first of the Challenge Cup ties between Edinburgh Rugby and La Rochelle at BT Murrayfield where England’s Luke Pearce will be in charge.
The following day’s games between Bath Rugby and Brive, and Gloucester Rugby and Cardiff Blues, will be refereed by Italy’s Marius Mitrea and France’s Pascal Gauzere respectively.
Matthew Carley of England has been appointed for the last tie of the weekend on Sunday, 2 April between Challenge Cup number one seeds, Ospreys, and Stade Francais Paris at the Principality Stadium.
Champions Cup and Challenge Cup semi-finals: 21/22/23 April
2017 Challenge Cup final: Friday, 12 May; BT Murrayfield (20.00)
2017 Champions Cup final: Saturday, 13 May; BT Murrayfield (17.00)