30/10/2019 – Guinness PRO14 Communications – Match Officials Confirmed for R5 Guinness PRO14

The Match Official appointments have been confirmed for Round 5 of the Guinness PRO14 with neutral referees assigned to each fixture.

Additionally, Joy Neville will make her first appearance of the season when she takes charge of Glasgow Warriors v Isuzu Southern Kings on Friday night. Neville will not be the only female official on duty in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend.

Scotland’s Hollie Davidson has been appointed as AR2 for Ulster’s home game with Zebre on Friday night. Davidson is full-time professional referee with Scottish Rugby and has officiated at the HSBC World 7s Series and the Women’s Rugby World Cup.
Friday, November 1

Glasgow Warriors v Isuzu Southern Kings – KO 19:35 (UK) / 21:35 (SA)
Scotstoun Stadium, Glasgow
Referee: Joy Neville (IRFU, 5th Championship Appearance)
AR1: Keith Allen (SRU) AR2: John Carvill (IRFU)
TMO: Leo Colgan (IRFU)

Ulster Rugby v Zebre Rugby Club – KO 19:35 (UK) / 20:35 (ITA)
Kingspan Stadium, Belfast
Referee: Sam Grove-White (SRU, 5th Championship Appearance)
AR1: Frank Murphy (IRFU) AR2: Hollie Davidson (SRU)
TMO: Neil Patterson (SRU)

Leinster Rugby v Dragons – KO 19:35
RDS Arena, Dublin
Referee: Andrea Piardi (FIR, 3rd Championship Appearance)
AR1: Andrew Brace (IRFU) AR2: Matteo Liperini (FIR)
TMO: Alan Falzone (FIR)
Saturday, November 2

Scarlets v Toyota Cheetahs – KO 15:00 (UK) / 17:00 (SA)
Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli
Referee: Mike Adamson (SRU, 39th Championship Appearance)
AR1: David Sutherland (SRU) AR2: Simon Rees (WRU)
TMO: Neil Patterson (SRU)

Benetton Rugby v Edinburgh Rugby – KO 17:15 (UK) / 18:15 (ITA)
Stadio Monigo, Treviso
Referee: Ben Whitehouse (WRU, 62nd Championship Appearance)
AR1: Gianluca Gnecchi (FIR) AR2: Wayne Davies (WRU)
TMO: Sean Brickell (WRU)

Ospreys v Connacht Rugby – KO 17:15
Liberty Stadium, Swansea
Referee: Marius Mitrea (FIR, 92nd Championship Appearance)
AR1: Craig Evans (WRU) AR2: Maniel Bottino (FIR)
TMO: Stefan Penne (FIR)

Cardiff Blues v Munster Rugby - KO 19:35
Cardiff Arms Park, Cardiff
Referee: Stuart Berry (SARU, 27th Championship Appearance)
AR1: Dan Jones (WRU) AR2: Richard Brace (WRU)
TMO: Tim Hayes (WRU)