Wayne Barnes

Referee Wayne Barnes announces retirement days after Rugby World Cup final

Veteran official Wayne Barnes has called time on his career, retiring as the most experienced international rugby referee of all time.

Wayne Barnes

Wayne Barnes to referee Rugby World Cup 2023 final

England's Wayne Barnes will take charge of the Rugby World Cup 2023 final between New Zealand and South Africa at Stade de France on Saturday, 28 October.

Wayne Barnes

Veteran referee Waynes Barnes helps launch new representative body

Rugby's most experienced Test referee Wayne Barnes has helped launch the first representative body for high-performance match officials in the sport.