The ERC has announced the referees who will take charge of the European Challenge Cup semi-finals.

Welsh referee Nigel Owens has been appointed to referee the all-England European Challenge Cup semi-final between Saracens and Bath Rugby at Vicarage Road on Sunday, 22 April.

David Pearson (England) will be in charge of the first semi-final on the Saturday when ASM Clermont Auvergne meet Newport Gwent Dragons at Parc des Sports Marcel-Michelin.


EUROPEAN CHALLENGE CUP 2007 SEMI-FINALS


(All kick-offs LOCAL time)


SATURDAY 21 APRIL


ASM CLERMONT AUVERGNE v NEWPORT GWENT DRAGONS


13.30              Parc des Sports Marcel-Michelin


Referee: David Pearson (England)                      Television: FR4 / Sky Sports


SUNDAY 22 APRIL


SARACENS v BATH RUGBY


12.30              Vicarage Road 


Referee: Nigel Owens (Wales)                              Television: Sky Sports