19th June 2018, 13:50 | untitled
The Rugby Football League can confirm that Ben Thaler has been selected to referee the upcoming International test match between England and New Zealand in Denver, Colorado this Saturday, June 23 (KO 9.10pm).
Other representatives from the Rugby Football League will be Chris Kendall who has been appointed as touch judge and Robert Hicks who will travel as reserve referee.
Chris McMillan of New Zealand Rugby League has been selected as the other touch judge and NRL referee Jarred Maxwell will be video referee for the test match.
The mid-season test match, England v New Zealand will be broadcast live on BBC Two this Saturday from 9.00pm.
England also take on New Zealand this autumn in a three match test series at Hull, Liverpool and Leeds. Tickets for this Autumn’s International Series are on sale now at rugby-league.com and are priced from £25 for adults and £12.50 for concessions. ‘Our League’ members will get £5 off all ticket categories when purchased through the Our League App or website.