Springboks

Boks get world's most experienced ref in Paris

Nigel Owens (Getty Images)
Nigel Owens (Getty Images)

Cape Town - Experienced Welshman Nigel Owens will referee Saturday’s Test between France and South Africa in Paris.

Kick-off is scheduled for 22:05 (SA time).

Owens will be assisted by three Englishmen - Matthew Carley and Tom Foley as assistant referees and Rowan Kitt as television match official (TMO).

Both team line-ups will be named on Thursday.

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