Home Side's Waltz Interrupted by Walsh ; SOUTH AFRICAN VIEWPOINT
Bills, Peter, The Independent on Sunday (London, England)
This was a one-sided game with refereeing that was equally unsatisfactory. Those locals who took one look at the teams for this mis-match and walked in the opposite direction to the stadium got it spot-on. No one can pretend they learned anything of real value here.
If South African critics believe the standard of English rugby has plummeted in recent years, it is fair to say it has not sunk as far as Steve Walsh's refereeing. Not content with making the blunder that cost the Sharks the Super 14 title last weekend in Durban, the New Zealander was at it again in yesterday's crisp winter sunshine. His was a simply awful performance.
South Africa's superiority was …
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