Romain Poite
France
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Full name Romain Poite
Born September 14, 1975, Rochefort
Current age 43 years 86 days
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Romain Poite is a French professional referee who has taken charge of matches in the Rugby World Cup, Heineken Cup and the Six Nations.

Poite made his RWC debut in the 2007 tournament when Ireland struggled past Namibia in Bordeaux. A television match official and assistant referee in the 2009 Six Nations, he was given the whistle for the first time to referee Ireland's opening match against Italy at Croke Park in 2010.

Latest Articles
Rugby hard enough, then there's referees (Sep 16, 2013) Poite admits to yellow card error (Sep 15, 2013) Referees named for Lions series (Mar 26, 2013) Poite to ref Heineken Cup Final (May 9, 2011) Mallett apologises to Poite over letter claim (Feb 20, 2011)
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Sep 14, 2013
Referee Romain Poite shows South Africa's Bismarck du Plessis a yellow card
Referee Romain Poite shows South Africa's Bismarck du Plessis a yellow card
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Sep 14, 2013
Referee Romain Poite makes a call as New Zealand's Ma'a Nonu walks past
Referee Romain Poite makes a call as New Zealand's Ma'a Nonu walks past
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Dec 10, 2011
Referee Romain Poite unwittingly gets caught up in the action
Referee Romain Poite unwittingly gets caught up in the action
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Feb 5, 2011
Referee Romain Poite urges Ireland to retreat
Referee Romain Poite urges Ireland to retreat
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