World Cup match officials appointed

Date published: Monday, October 21, 2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 organisers have confirmed today the match officials for all of the group games.

The Match Officials Appointments Panel consists of David Waite (Chairman), Daniel Anderson and Stuart Cummings.

The match officials appointed by the Match Officials Appointments Panel are:

From England: Phil Bentham, Richard Silverwood, Ben Thaler; James Child, Joe Cobb, Mark Craven, Robert Hicks, Chris Leatherbarrow, Tony Martin, Tim Roby, Clint Sharrad, George Stokes, Matt Thomason, Warren Turley

From Australia: Grant Atkins, Ben Cummins, Shayne Hayne, Ashley Klein

From New Zealand: Henry Perenara, Jamal Thompson

From France: Thierry Alibert, Jose Pereira

Matches will be played under the international laws of the game as of October 2013.