Scots Refs On European Duty

Scottish referees have been appointed to officiate at five matches in the first four rounds of this season’s Heineken Cup. Malcolm Changleng (Gala), Scotland’s only official at the Rugby World Cup, will referee three Heineken Cup matches – the contests between Cardiff and Bristol; Biarritz and Saracens; and London Irish and Perpignan.Scottish referees have been appointed to officiate at five matches in the first four rounds of this season’s Heineken Cup.

Malcolm Changleng (Gala), Scotland’s only official at the Rugby World Cup, will referee three Heineken Cup matches – the contests between Cardiff and Bristol; Biarritz and Saracens; and London Irish and Perpignan.

Peter Allan (Watsonians) takes charge of Viadana against Biarritz and Harlequins v Bristol.

The complete list of Heineken Cup appointments for Scottish referees is:

Heineken Cup

Saturday 10 November – Pool 4 – Viadana v Biarritz – Referee: Peter Allan; Touch-judges: David Changleng (Gala/Peebles) and Ronnie Dumma (Selkirk)

Sunday 11 November – Pool 3 – Cardiff Blues v Bristol – Referee: Malcolm Changleng; Touch-judges: Rob Dickson (Madras College FP) and Jim Yuille (Biggar); TMO: Andy Ireland (Grangemouth)

Saturday 17 November – Pool 4 – Biarritz v Saracens – Referee: Malcolm Changleng; Touch-judges: Rob Dickson and Jim Yuille; TMO: Andy Ireland

Saturday 8 December – Pool 3 – Harlequins v Bristol – Referee: Peter Allan; Touch-judges: David Changleng and Ronnie Dumma

Sunday 9 December – Pool 1 – London Irish v Perpignan – Referee: Malcolm Changleng; Touch-judges: Rob Dickson and Jim Yuille

Referee appointments in the European Challenge Cup will be announced by ERC next week.