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Nigel Owens launches christmassy verbal beatdown on unruly Cardiff player

BY Tom Parker  ·  Friday Dec 27, 2019

Refereeing rugby legend Nigel Owens had out another of his classic tongue lashing in the boxing day match between the Cheetahs and Cardiff in the PRO 14. 

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The scrum-half for Cardiff for some reason thought that it would be a good idea to give some backchat to the 2015 World Cup final official.

Everyone knows that this isn’t a good call at all. Nigel Owens has earned himself a reputation in the sport for taking absolutely no nonsense from anyone, and if he gets even a hint of retaliation from players, he can easily turn on the players.

The cousin of Billu Vunipola and Taulupe Faleatau is insane! 

Owens was no different in this case and he can be seen clearly telling a player to, “listen to me please”.

By his standards, this is a tame tongue-lashing but it’s still enough to make the players not utter a word of backlash…

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It truly is outstanding to see the power the referees still hold in this sport whilst in other sports respect for the officials is dropping week-on-week.

This was brilliant to see from Nigel Owens!

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