Super League referee, Phil Bentham has been appointed as referee for this Friday’s Gillette Four Nations opener between Australia and New Zealand at Warrington’s Halliwell Jones Stadium.

Bentham, who controlled the Test between the two nations a fortnight ago in Newcastle has been one of the form referees in Super League in 2011, refereeing both the Challenge Cup final and Super League Grand Final this year.

Former NRL player and Kiwi international, Henry Perenara will control the England v Wales clash at Leigh Sports Village on Saturday.