Ruiz to referee Saints again in quarter-final clash with Ulster

A Saints game will be refereed by Alexandre Ruiz for the second week in succession after the Frenchman was named as the man in the middle for Saturday's Challenge Cup quarter-final.

Monday, 5th April 2021, 3:48 pm
Updated Monday, 5th April 2021, 3:52 pm
Alexandre Ruiz sin-binned three Saints players last Saturday
Alexandre Ruiz sin-binned three Saints players last Saturday

Ruiz dished out three yellow cards to the black, green and gold during their incredible comeback win at the Dragons last Saturday.

Ollie Sleightholme was sin-binned during the first half, with Alex Coles and JJ Tonks following in his footsteps in the second period.

Saints were down to 13 men with Coles and Tonks off the field, but Chris Boyd's side roared back from 39-24 behind to claim a 43-39 success and book their place in the last eight.

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They will now host Ulster at Franklin's Gardens on Saturday night (kick-off 8pm).

Ulster were big winners against Harlequins at the Twickenham Stoop on Sunday night.