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Rugby World Cup 2023 Referees List

Rugby World Cup 2023 Referees List

The referees have ensured the game’s rules are upheld with supreme integrity. World Rugby has revealed the referees’ panel for the group stage matches for Rugby World Cup 2023. The seven Assistants, seven TOMs, and twelve other referees are selected for the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Nika Amashukeli from Georgia and four referees from the Premiership Rugby are among the 12 referees. But what makes this event historic is including a female official in the match officials group, a crucial moment in Rugby World Cup history.

Rugby World Cup 2023 Referees List

Nic BerryAustralia
Luke PearceEngland
Jaco PeyperSouth Africa
Ben O’KeeffeNew Zealand
Karl DicksonEngland
Wayne Barnes England
Andrew BraceIreland
Paul WilliamsNew Zealand
Angus GardnerAustralia
Matthew CarleyEngland
Mathieu RaynalFrance
Nika Amashukeli Georgia

Assistant Referees

While referees take center stage, the assistant referees play an equally critical role in the game. This World Cup boasts a lineup of assistant referees, including Chris Busby, Pierre Brousset, James Doleman, etc.

Craig Evans Wales
Chris BusbyIreland
Jordan WayAustralia
Andrea PiardiItaly
Pierre BroussetFrance
James DolemanNew Zealand
Christophe RidleyEngland

Television Match Officials (TMOs)

In this era where technology plays a vital role in sports, the role of Television Match Officials (TMOs) cannot be overlooked. The RWC 2023 will see a team of experienced TMOs, including Brett Cronan, Tom Foley, Marius Jonker, etc.

EnglandTom Foley
IrelandJoy Neville
AustraliaBrett Cronan
South AfricaMarius Jonker
IrelandBrian MacNeice
WalesBen Whitehouse
New ZealandBrendon Pickerill

Read More: Rugby Referees Salaries

Previous RWC Final Referees

FranceJérôme Garcès2019
WalesNigel Owens2015
South AfricaCraig Joubert2011
IrelandAlain Rolland2007
South Africa André Watson2003
South AfricaAndré Watson1999
EnglandEd Morrison1995
WalesDerek Bevan1991
AustraliaKerry Fitzgerald1987

Read More: Rugby World Cup Winners List

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