The new season has arrived for the USRFR referees and our elite panel are in action in the Rabobank Pro 12.
This week we are represented in two matches:
Leinster vs Ospreys at Royal Dublin Society
Assistant referees: Peter Fitzgibbon (Ireland), Michael Black (USRFR)
Television match official: Brian Macneice (Ireland)
Assessor: Michael Carroll (Ireland)
Scarlets vs Benetton Treviso at Parc y Scarlets
Referee: David Wilkinson (USRFR)
Assistant referees: Neil Hennessy (Wales), Neil Perkins (Wales)
Television match official: Tim Hayes (Wales)
Good luck to our referees and assistants this weekend!
If you want to get involved in refereeing, contact David Wilkinson, the Ulster Branch referee development officer on
or e-mail him at