2018 Champions Cup final: Wayne Barnes to ref Leinster vs. Racing 92

Wayne Barnes will take charge of the Champions Cup final in Bilbao, Spain. David Rogers/Getty Images

Wayne Barnes will referee Leinster against Racing 92 in the 2018 Champions Cup final at the San Mamés Stadium in Bilbao on Saturday, 12 May.

The English official, who last took charge of the all-French final between Toulouse and Biarrtiz in 2010, will be joined by assistant referees JP Doyle and Tom Foley for the pinnacle event in European club rugby.

The Challenge Cup final will see an all-French officiating crew take charge of the Anglo Welsh affair between Cardiff Blues and Gloucester with referee Jérome Garces joined by Romain Poite and Pascal Gauzère running the line.

Welsh referee Ben Whitehouse will be the man in the middle for the Continental Shield final which pits holders, Enisei-STM, against Heidelberger RK of Germany in Getxo on Saturday, 12 May.