Jordie judgement makes an ass of World Rugby

PETER JACKSONTHE MAN TRULY IN THE KNOW

Jordie Barrett raises his outstretched right boot high above the ground and the upended studs strike Marika Koroibete on the head. After due diligence, referee Damon Murphy sends the youngest of the Barrett boys off.All Black cries of ‘foul’ could be heard half a world away. Sir John Kirwan called it ‘ridiculous’. Barrett never meant any harm, no doubt true but it is also true that the law which he appeared to break makes no distinction between the unintentional and the deliberate.Then there was the fatuous claim t...

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