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Not the best look is it? I remember the Welsh cries of "bias" in the aftermath of their 2011 RWC defeat to France because neutral Irishman Alain Rolland had the audacity to be born with a French sounding name yet it's perfectly acceptable for a referee with a British passport to ref players that have British passports.

What measures can World Rugby take to safeguard against a scenario where say an English referee harbouring Tommy Robinson beliefs gets to influence a Wales V Japan encounter, where a win for Wales is a win for his beloved Britain?
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Over thinking it.

All of us LOVE beating each other.
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can posters please not respond to this stupid c*nt?
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Ireland’s finest.
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Sefton wrote:Ireland’s finest.
And with some stiff competition.

Fighting it out with the Yarpies for the ref whinging Cup.
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Crash_12 wrote:
Sefton wrote:Ireland’s finest.
And with some stiff competition.

Fighting it out with the Yarpies for the ref whinging Cup.
Shut the fúck up you boring cúnt
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Christ Al Fücking Mighty, another Irish whinge thread.
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Mullet 2 wrote:
Crash_12 wrote:
Sefton wrote:Ireland’s finest.
And with some stiff competition.

Fighting it out with the Yarpies for the ref whinging Cup.
Shut the fúck up you boring cúnt
He'll be squealing like a stuck pig when they lose in the 1/4's
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Mullet 2 wrote:
Crash_12 wrote:
Sefton wrote:Ireland’s finest.
And with some stiff competition.

Fighting it out with the Yarpies for the ref whinging Cup.
Shut the fúck up you boring cúnt
Blub blub.
Mullet 2 wrote:This World Cup can genuinely ask my bollox

Never has a governing body of a sport actively sought to ruin games like WR
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The Irish aren't coping well with their return to mediocrity, are they?
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What's your point dickhead? Happy with Sams red were you? Boring hypocrite cúnt

As sanctimonious as Kiwis which is nice to see you finally beat them are something
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MrDominator wrote:The Irish aren't coping well with their return to mediocrity, are they?
What's so shit in your life that you have to create an English Internet persona?
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Oh dear.

Mullet's having a meltdown.

And there's a lot of fat to melt.
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You're either a sad English cúnt who reads every Irish paper to get outraged or a sad cúnt Irish guy pretending to be a pom because you hate yourself.


Choose there DD
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Yes the Welsh love doing England a favour in Rugby.
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MrDominator wrote:Oh dear.

Mullet's having a meltdown.

And there's a lot of fat to melt.
Collect that tallow lads, theres candles to be made
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c69 wrote:
MrDominator wrote:Oh dear.

Mullet's having a meltdown.

And there's a lot of fat to melt.
Collect that tallow lads, theres candles to be made
He's like the ex smoker

Shame on you
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The Irish x(
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Derwyn wrote:The Irish x(
How long will this incarnation last do you reckon?
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Any Irish refs from the 6 counties?
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Mullet 2 wrote:
Derwyn wrote:The Irish x(
How long will this incarnation last do you reckon?
Derwyn, The Gwent Lama
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Cabbage by name....
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Gwenno wrote:Any Irish refs from the 6 counties?
Lloyd Linton
https://twitter.com/BBCScrumV/status/792099832831717376
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Who invited this cunt?
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Well this is an interesting thread.

You feeling better now Mullet?
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Not a good look when your talisman loses the plot.

Like Sexton in the Millennium rain.
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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/JP_Doyle
What about this one? Could he be impartial for Wales v Ireland?
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So many tears from the Malahide princess today that it would be enough to fill an olympic size swimming pool.
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Gwenno wrote:https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/JP_Doyle
What about this one? Could he be impartial for Wales v Ireland?
Well he did actually referee an Ireland match :lol:
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Gwenno wrote:https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/JP_Doyle
What about this one? Could he be impartial for Wales v Ireland?
Hed back the British team. Paid by RFU and knows what side his bread is buttered
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LandOTurk wrote:
Gwenno wrote:Any Irish refs from the 6 counties?
Lloyd Linton
https://twitter.com/BBCScrumV/status/792099832831717376
Miss Scrum V live. Charlo, Jiffy, Steele and the boys were good craic.
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Import SH refs for Ireland 6N games, or maybe just go to 5N to keep everyone happy?
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What's the name of the Cardiff lad who is based out of Ireland, so counts as Irish, and then reffed Argentina v Wales in Santa Fe on last year's summer tour? Eddie Butler was saying that during the game he adopted an Irish lilt that has not been present in any chats between the two previously. :lol: Now that selection is nearly as bad as the Wales SF 2011 appointee, but not quite as it was only a 'friendly'.
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Gwenno wrote:https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/JP_Doyle
What about this one? Could he be impartial for Wales v Ireland?
JP Doyle is an RFU referee. He gives Irish teams SFA.
You know, like the English guys who play for Wales and still try to win against England.
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Cabbage by name.

Cabbage by nature.
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iarmhiman wrote:
Gwenno wrote:https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/JP_Doyle
What about this one? Could he be impartial for Wales v Ireland?
Hed back the British team. Paid by RFU and knows what side his bread is buttered
Why would the RFU want to influence Wales v Ireland? They want both sides to lose.
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After he 'retired' as a NZ referee, Steve Walsh was appointed by the ARU as an 'Australian' referee. He subsequently refereed a number of games involving New Zealand, despite his nationality. Rolland's and Doyle's supposed conflict of interests pale in comparison to this.

To be fair, he was a fine referee when he came back as an 'Australian', and I don't recall there being any complaints about his appointments to ref NZ games.
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Lobby wrote:After he 'retired' as a NZ referee, Steve Walsh was appointed by the ARU as an 'Australian' referee. He subsequently refereed a number of games involving New Zealand, despite his nationality. Rolland's and Doyle's supposed conflict of interests pale in comparison to this.

To be fair, he was a fine referee when he came back as an 'Australian', and I don't recall there being any complaints about his appointments to ref NZ games.
Steve Walsh didn't ever referee the ABs.
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Same old policy, same old result.
Imagine the NFL employing a ref from Florida for the SuperBowl :lol:
This nonsense makes rugby look so small time and insignificant.
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Brian9848 wrote: Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:24 am can posters please not respond to this stupid c*nt?
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