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Match Officials for this weekend’s Aviva Premiership Rugby

Tom Foley will take charge of a West Country derby as Bristol Rugby and Exeter Chiefs meet for the first time in the Aviva Premiership Rugby on Friday.

Craig Maxwell-Keys will be one game away from his 20th game in Aviva Premiership Rugby when he steps out at the Twickenham Stoop while Dean Richards is at Kingsholm for Gloucester v Newcastle.

The experienced JP Doyle will be at Sixways for the visit of Sale Sharks while Luke Pearce is at BT Sport’s live Saturday game – Northampton Saints v Wasps.

On Sunday, Matthew Carley will officiate old rivals Leicester Tigers and Bath Rugby at Welford Road.

Match Officials for this weekend’s Aviva Premiership Rugby

Friday September 21:

Bristol Rugby v Exeter Chiefs

Ashton Gate, 7.45pm – Live on BT Sport

Referee: Tom Foley (21st Premiership game)

Assistant Referees: Greg MacDonald & Paul Dix

TMO: Sean Davey

Saturday September 22:

Harlequins v Saracens

Referee: Craig Maxwell-Keys (19th Premiership game)

Assistant Referees: Nigel Carrick & Phil Watters

TMO: David Grashoff

Twickenham Stoop, 3pm

Worcester Warriors v Sale Sharks

Sixways, 3pm

Referee: JP Doyle (116th Premiership game)

Assistant Referees: Greg Garner & Roy Maybank

TMO: David Rose

Gloucester Rugby v Newcastle Falcons

Kingsholm, 3pm

Dean Richards (88th Premiership game)

Assistant Referees: Andrew Jackson & Jonathan Healy

TMO: David Sainsbury

Northampton Saints v Wasps

Franklin’s Gardens, 3pm – Live on BT Sport

Referee: Luke Pearce (52nd Premiership game)

Assistant Referees: Steve Lee & Andy Watson

TMO: Rowan Kitt

Sunday September 23:

Leicester Tigers v Bath Rugby

Referee: Matthew Carley (46th Premiership game)

Assistant Referees: Tim Wigglesworth & Gareth Copsey

TMO: Trevor Fisher

Welford Road, 3pm – Live on BT Sport

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