Referee Appointments at RWC 2019

On 7 May 2019, World Rugby announced a squad of 23 match officials selected to take charge of the matches at Rugby World Cup 2019 (link).

Twelve referees were nominated:

  • Wayne Barnes
  • Luke Pearce
  • Jérôme Garcès
  • Romain Poite
  • Pascal Gaüzère
  • Mathieu Raynal
  • Nigel Owens
  • Jaco Peyper
  • Ben O’Keeffe
  • Paul Williams
  • Nic Berry
  • Angus Gardner

There are forty Group Games (link) and World Rugby has appointed a referee in advance to each of these games. These are by game identifier:

The country of origin of these referees is:


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