Asia Rugby has announced the match officials for the final leg of the Asia Rugby Sevens Series, scheduled to take place from October 14th to 15th at the Royal Thai Police Stadium in Bangkok.
Following two highly successful events, the Asia Rugby Sevens Series first round in Korea and the Asian Games Rugby 7s in China, all eyes will be on this event. The winning teams of this series will earn the coveted title of Asia Rugby Sevens Champions for 2023.
This tournament holds further significance as the final standings will determine the seeding for the highly anticipated Asia Rugby Regional Qualifier for #Paris2024.
The match official’s appointments are:
- Shenggang Qu CRFA
- Morgan White HKCR
- Chan Craig HKCR
- Tetsuka JRFU
- Hibiki Ikeda JRFU
- Christabelle Lim Mee SRU
- James Grant Perry SRU
- Leow Wei Liang SRU
- Performance Reviewers / TMO
- Taku Otsuki JRFU
- Greg Hinton MGRU
- Matt Roden HKRU
- George Danapal AR
- Citing Commissioners (CC)
- Senanayake Wimal Rohan AR
- Mohammed Azhar Bin Yusof AR
- Judicial Officer (JO)
- Edwin Kung AR
Local match officials from Thailand will also get the opportunity to take part as Assistant Referees and also take on other match officials’ roles by shadowing the Television Match Officials Panel officials during the tournament.
The match officials have been carefully selected by Asia Rugby’s Selections and Appointments Panel and ratified by both the Asia Rugby Referees Committee and the Asia Rugby Interim CEO.
All matches will be live-streamed and accessible free-to-air on Asia Rugby’s Facebook and YouTube pages.
Union abbreviations used:
- CRFA – China Rugby Football Association
- HKCR – Hong Kong China Rugby,
- JRFU – Japan Rugby Football Union
- SRU – Singapore Rugby Union
- MGRU – Mongolian Rugby Union,
- AR- Asia Rugby