Jackson, O'Keefe get Six Nations appointments

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Lynn McConnell     13 Dec 2017     Getty Images

Jackson, now New Zealand's most experienced referee, will have the whistle in the Ireland v Wales game in Dublin on February 24.

O'Keefe will control the Wales v France game in Cardiff on March 17, the last game in the competition. O'Keefe will also be an assistant referee when Ireland play Scotland in Dublin on March 10.

Also gaining supporting appointments are Ben Skeen, Glenn Newman and Paul Williams.

Skeen will be Television Match Official when France play England in Paris on March 10 and a week later when England play Ireland at Twickenham, in what is expected to be a possible final for the competition.

Newman will be TMO when Italy play England in Rome on February 4 and a week later when England play Wales at Twickenham.

Williams will be an assistant referee when France meet Ireland in Paris on February 3 and a week later when Scotland host France in Edinburgh.