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Officials announced for Tigers v Worcester

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Greg Macdonald will referee Leicester Tigers’ home Aviva Premiership clash with Worcester Warriors this Saturday.

Macdonald will take charge of his fifth Premiership Rugby fixture when the two teams run out at Welford Road.

He will be assisted by Jack Makepeace and Simon McConnell. The television match official is Keith Lewis and the citing officer is John Byett.

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Former Tigers Academy scrum-half Christophe Ridley, meanwhile, will referee his first Premiership Rugby game when he takes charge of London Irish against Wasps at Madejski Stadium on Sunday (3pm).

And Claire Hodnett will become the first female TMO in the Aviva Premiership when she helps officiate Newcastle Falcons’ clash with Gloucester Rugby at Kingston Park.

Hodnett, who was the first female official to join the RFU's national panel of referees in 2014 and refereed at her second Women’s Rugby World Cup last summer, will be working in conjunction with JP Doyle and his assistants Tim Wigglesworth and Peter Allan as the Falcons and Gloucester meet in front of the BT Sport cameras on Friday night.