Sunday, February 04, 2007

Referee! (Again...)

Bloody hell! (My maternal grandfather would have known how to say that in Welsh.)

Following in the tradition of yesterday’s fourth official who was so out of touch with the rules of rugby that he didn’t know what carrying the ball into touch means, today Wales had to play against Ireland and a referee who doesn’t know that it is illegal to tackle a player who isn’t carrying the ball. In a World Cup year, the standard of international refereeing is looking ominous…


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