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Referees named for Lions series

Australian referee Stuart Dickinson
Dickinson and co have refereed nearly 80 internationals between them

The referees who will take charge of the three Lions Tests against South Africa this summer have been confirmed by the International Rugby Board.

New Zealand's Bryce Lawrence will take charge of the first Test with France's Christophe Berdos and Stuart Dickinson of Australia named for the other games.

"They are all highly experienced members of the high-performance panel," said IRB referee manager Paddy O'Brien.

New Zealand's Vinny Munro will run the line in all three Tests.

"We met with the Lions and South Africa team management last month," added O'Brien. "All were in favour of the appointment of neutral match officials for the Test series."

The Tests take place in Durban on 20 June, Pretoria on 27 June and Johannesburg on 4 July.



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