Referee appointments confirmed for semi-finals and £1 million game

James Child, Phil Bentham and Ben Thaler have been chosen to referee this week’s big three matches in the rugby league calendar.

Child will take charge of the first Betfred Super League semi-final between Castleford Tigers and St Helens at the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.

Bentham has been appointed for the second semi as Leeds Rhinos host Hull FC on Friday night and Thaler will referee the Million Pound Game on Saturday afternoon between Leigh Centurions and Catalans Dragons.