Following yesterday’s meeting of The Match Officials Appointments Panel, Richard Silverwood of England has been appointed to referee The Rugby League World Cup Final between New Zealand and Australia.
The touch judges will be James Child (England) and Grant Atkins (Australia).
As with the semi-finals, the Match Officials Appointments Panel have also taken the decision to add another level of scrutiny to the video referee decisions by appointing a second video referee to The Rugby League World Cup Final. The video referee will be Ashley Klein with Henry Perenara as the second video referee.
The full appointments for The Rugby League World Cup Final 2013 are:
Referee Richard Silverwood (England)
Touch JudgeJames Child (England)
Touch JudgeGrant Atkins (Australia)
Reserve Referee Ben Cummins (Australia)
Video Referee Ashley Klein (Australia)
2nd Video Referee Henry Perenara (New Zealand)