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Fans Blast The Performance Of Craig Joubert After Australia’s Defeat

Australia v England

Craig Joubert has come in for a great deal of criticism following England’s win over Australia. England will celebrate a famous series victory over Australia after recording a 23-7 win in the second test in Melbourne. However, while the scoreline might seem emphatic, it was Australia who dominated in every aspect of the the game. Nevertheless, England’s heroic defence kept the …

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Tensions Rise As Michael Cheika Insists On Attending England’s Pre-Match Meeting With Referee

Australian Wallabies Media Opportunity and Team Photo

Australia were angered by Romain Poite’s interpretation of rugby’s scrum laws. In the aftermath of the Wallabies 39-28 defeat to England last weekend, the Australian media immediately began criticising Romain Poite’s decisions at scrum time. Former Australian coach Bob Dwyer and ex-captain Phil Kearns were particularly vocal, arguing that it was in fact Dan Cole who was scrummaging illegally, not Scott …

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Craig Joubert Finally Reveals Why He Ran Off The Field At The World Cup

during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.

Craig Joubert ran off the field following Scotland’s defeat to Australian during the World Cup. In the aftermath of Scotland’s narrow 35-34 defeat to Australia, rugby fans watched in disbelief as Craig Joubert ran off the field of play after wrongly awarding the Wallabies the match winning penalty. The decision was particularly controversial, as Joubert made the call without consulting with the …

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Tomas Francis Suspended For Eye Gouge On Dan Cole

Tomas Francis

Wales prop Tomas Francis has been suspended for eight weeks for making contact with Dan Cole’s eye during his side’s 25-21 loss to England at Twickenham on Saturday. Referee Craig Joubert elected not to show the prop a card, but now Francis has been suspended for a lengthly period. The incident occurred as Wales began an unlikely comeback that could …

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Video: Should Tomas Francis Be Expecting A Call From The Citing Commissioner?

Tomas Francis

Tomas Francis appeared to make contact with Dan Cole’s eye. Although referee, Craig Joubert, thought otherwise, Tomas Francis could have been sent off for making contact with Dan Cole’s eye. The incident occurred as Wales began an unlikely comeback that could have seen them leave Twickenham with yet another famous win. Despite Warren Gatland conceding that the incident ‘didn’t look …

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Replays Suggest That George North Was Not In Touch

Welsh fans have been pointing out that George North was not in touch. Although Wales should have been beaten out the gate, they nonetheless found themselves chasing an unlikely victory as the game came to a conclusion. Indeed, just as it seemed that Craig Joubert was going to leave Twickenham without any level of controversy hanging over him, the South African …

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England’s Illegal Scrummaging Explained

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - FEBRUARY 06: England huddle during the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and England at Murrayfield Stadium on February 6, 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The first salvoes in the fight between the Welsh and the English have been fired ahead of today’s huge Six Nations clash. They were fired over the scrum. In interviews with the BBC, Eddie Jones and Welsh forwards coach Robin McBryde each accused the other side of scrummaging illegally. Jones claimed the Welsh consistently engage early, which ruins the game. McBryde is …

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Craig Joubert At The Centre Of Another Refereeing Controversy

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Greig Laidlaw of Scotland talks to referee Craig Joubert after he awarded Australia a late penalty during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The All Blacks won the final of the Sydney Sevens recently against Australia with a dramatic last ditch try, but their tournament win came with its fair share of controversy. The controversy came in the form of the fact that New Zealand had eight players on the pitch during their win over Australia in the pool phase. The other day World …

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Referees Announced For Six Nations Championship

The roster of referees has been announced for the Six Nations championship, and Ireland and Scotland fans will be relieved to hear that they have avoided Wayne Barnes and Craig Joubert respectively. The Scots were cruelly denied a place in the World Cup semi-final last month, as Joubert incorrectly awarded Australia a penalty in the dying embers of the game …

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Ex-International Referee Presents Simple Solution To Craig Joubert Controversy

After World Rugby confirmed that Craig Joubert had made an incorrect call with the last minute decision that cost Scotland a place in the World Cup semi-finals, ex-international referee Jonathan Kaplan has come forward with a proposed solution.  Since the incredibly competitive Australia vs Scotland quarter final on Sunday evening, many have been pouring over one incident in particular that had …

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Australia’s Michael Cheika Condemns Craig Joubert Treatment

Michael Cheika has again come to the defence of referee Craig Joubert in the wake of his decision to award Australia a last-minute penalty against Scotland, which an official review has since found to be the wrong decision.  The game eventually finished on a scoreline of 35-34 in favour of Australia, making Joubert’s decision all the more contentious. Since Joubert …

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Craig Joubert May Have Been ‘Keen To Get To The Bathroom’

The fallout from Craig Joubert’s refereeing performance has taken a strange twist. After Sunday’s World Cup quarter final defeat, Scotland had every right to feel aggrieved over Craig Joubert’s decision to award Australia a last minute penalty. Last night Scotland supporters were infuriated further, when World Rugby found that the South African referee had indeed made the wrong call. However what has angered …

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World Rugby Release Official Statement On That Craig Joubert Decision

World Rugby have publicly announced that referee Craig Joubert was wrong to award a penalty to Australia which sent Scotland out of the Rugby World Cup. With 43 seconds left in a cracking Rugby World Cup quarter final, it looked as if Australia were heading home as Scotland led by 2 points. However, in the dying moments, referee Craig Joubert awarded …

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This Tweet Perfectly Summed Up Scotland’s Frustration Yesterday

Scotland were eliminated from the Rugby World Cup quarter-final yesterday due to a suspect penalty awarded by Craig Joubert in the dying moments of the game. Despite snatching what looked like a game-winning try after 75 minutes to take a 34-32 lead, Scotland fell agonisingly short, as Australian out-half Bernard Foley stood up to slot over a penalty to give …

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Video: Greig Laidlaw Was Furious With The Referee At Full-Time

Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw was furious with referee Craig Joubert at the full-time whistle as his side lost out to Australia 35-34 in the Rugby World Cup quarter-final. The Scots pushed the winners of the Rugby Championship all the way, but ultimately lost out to a Bernard Foley penalty in the final minute. However, the decisive penalty was steeped in …

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