Stade Francais’ Australian hooker Tolu Latu was shown a second yellow card for swearing at referee Wayne Barnes during a Champions Cup clash against Connacht.
A respected South African referee has made the cut on a five-man list of the greatest whistleblowers in rugby history.
Harlequins fullback Mike Brown was suspended for six weeks for this stamp on Wasps hooker Tommy Taylor.
Check out this hilarious clip of experienced Test referees Wayne Barnes and Nigel Owens on a rollercoaster prior to last year’s World Cup in Japan.
Current and former international referees have shared their fondest memories of the late great Paul Dobson in an emotional tribute video, following his passing last week.
England referee Wayne Barnes has revealed how his blunder during the 2007 World Cup quarter-final between the All Blacks and France motivated him to become one of the game’s elite officials.
Wayne Barnes has been appointed as the match-day referee for the World Cup quarter-final between hosts Japan and the Springboks in Tokyo on Sunday.
What NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the Springboks’ comfortable 49-3 victory over Italy in Shizuoka on Friday.
Referee Wayne Barnes will be in charge of the Springboks’ vital Pool B match against Italy at Shizuoka Stadium on Friday.