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Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker

Allowing him to take the attempt again was good enough.

3 Months, 4 Hours ago

Brilliant flick infield by Adam Knight saves Otago try

This kinda stuff is commonplace in the NRL. Honestly, we rarely see wingers in union pulling off the kind of acrobatics you see there. If you don't already follow the NRL on Facebook, it's absolutely, definitely, most positively worth a follow.

3 Months, 1 Day ago

Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker

I apologise for the obvious gender bias in my comment. I should have written young men and women.

3 Months, 2 Days ago

Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker

You've got to believe that he will leave a massive legacy. It's hard to imagine that there aren't young men who watch him refereeing and think that they fancy a bit of that. There must be loads of guys who realise that they're not going to make it as a pro, but want to be involved, and the respect he is obviously held in (and other referees) means that his career seems like one they'd like to be part of.

Contrast that with the state of football. I don't know how they get those guys to take up refereeing, but they deserve a medal.

We must continue to treasure our culture of respect for the officials, and we must continue to celebrate excellent refereeing every time we see it. We do it for the sake of our sport.

3 Months, 2 Days ago

Nigel Owens unimpressed by naughty Francois Steyn shouting at goalkicker

God, but I bloody love Nigel Owens. He's a proper stalwart of the game.

3 Months, 3 Days ago

Rugby community in shock following sudden death of Munster legend Anthony Foley

RIP.

3 Months, 3 Days ago

Matt Toomua escapes red card decision after dumping Finn Russell

Guexit...

3 Months, 3 Days ago

Matt Toomua escapes red card decision after dumping Finn Russell

The citing committee found that during the action of Toomua's tackle, his hands automatically reached for his mobile phone and he apologised on Twitter. Therefore technically, under Law 45a subsection 12, he will immediately receive a ban of -1 game.

3 Months, 5 Days ago

Maro Itoje performs some sort of wizardry to steal ball

*stands and applauds*

3 Months, 6 Days ago

Johnny Leota banned for dangerous judo throw on Aled Brew

Just need the Undertaker to run on and hit him with a metal chair.

3 Months, 1 Week ago