When a referee faces a nation’s wrath

“Ropey runaway referee”, “inept” and “out of his depth” were some of the more printable criticisms of referee Craig Joubert’s performance in Scotland’s narrow Rugby World Cup exit to Australia on Sunday. Moments after awarding Australia a late match-winning penalty, Joubert ran from the pitch straight into a barrage of abuse from an incensed rugby-loving […]

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