Referees confirmed for November internationals

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Other appointments for the All Blacks are Georgian referee Nika Amashukeli for their October 29 game against Japan, Wayne Barnes, who will referee his 100th Test, has the November 5 Test against Wales and Ireland's Frank Murphy for the November 13 Test against Scotland.


When Barnes referees the France-South Africa Test on November 12, he will break Nigel Owen's record for most Tests with 101 games.


The All Blacks XV game against Ireland A will be refereed by England's Matthew Carley in Dublin on November 4, while Mike Adamson of Scotland will referee the All Blacks XV against the Barbarians at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London.


New Zealand referees have secured several appointments.


Paul Williams will referee Georgia v Uruguay in Tbilisi, Georgia, on November 6, where Chris Hart will be his TMO. A week later he will referee Spain v Namibia at a venue to be confirmed.


James Doleman will referee the England v Japan game on November 12 at Twickenham, and Chris Hart will be TMO. Doleman will be an assistant referee in the Scotland-Fiji Test on November 5 in Edinburgh.


On the same day, Ben O'Keeffe will referee Wales v Argentina at Cardiff. A week later, on November 19, he will referee Ireland v Australia with Doleman as an assistant referee. O'Keeffe will be an assistant referee in the Test between France and Australia in Paris on November 5


On October 14, Angus Mabey will referee the Osaka game between a Japan XV and Australia A.


Brendon Pickerill will be TMO for Italy v Samoa on November 5 at Padova, and Hart will be TMO in Dublin on November 12 for Ireland v Fiji.


Pickerill will referee Italy v Australia in Florence on November 12. He will be TMO in Cardiff for the Wales Test with Georgia game on November 19.


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