The spirit of rugby

Rugby World - - The Fans’ View -

I and fel­low ref­er­ees are fed up with the ‘foot­ball men­tal­ity’ in­vad­ing rugby. But I want to high­light a time when sports­man­ship rather than win­ning at all costs came first.

Last sea­son I ref­er­eed Black­burn 3rds v Sed­g­ley Park 4ths. The weather was foul, the pitch a bog, but both teams wanted to play. Sed­g­ley were win­ning

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