Irish referee John Lacey is retiring from Test duty. Lacey is to take on the role of high-performance referee coaching and talent identification role with the IRFU. World Rugby Match Officials Selection Panel Chairman Anthony Buchanan led the tributes to Lacey, who represented Ireland Sevens, Ireland A and Munster before taking-up the whistle. Everyone at World Rugby wishes him well.”The best of luck to John Lacey who is set to retire at the end of the season to mentor the next generation of Irish match officials. Full story | https://t.co/FFWJXNjKYD#RefTeam pic.twitter.com/zjwstjuuZg — Munster Rugby (@Munsterrugby) November 9, 2018The Tipperary native will continue to referee at European and Pro 14 levels.
Source: Evening echo November 09, 2018 10:18 UTC