• British and Irish Lions furious at having South African TMO for first Test against Springboks

    13 days ago - By BBC

    The British and Irish Lions are furious at the decision to have a South African as the Television Match Official for Saturday's first Test against the Springboks in Cape Town.
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  • Gatland fury after South African Marius Jonker appointed Lions Test series TMO

    13 days ago - By The Guardian

    Lions management angry that a neutral official is not available Jonker declined to send off Faf de Klerk for high tackle Warren Gatland has been left furious before the British & Irish Lions' first Test against the Springboks on Saturday after being told the South African Marius Jonker has been appointed as the Television Match Official for the series. Gatland is said to be raging there was no neutral alternative available for such a high-profile event after the original TMO - New Zealand's Brendon Pickerill - withdrew due to pandemic-related travel disruption. The Lions are also...
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