A viral clip of Wayne Barnes ‘attempting’ to play rugby watched by half a million people - Ruck

A viral clip of Wayne Barnes ‘attempting’ to play rugby watched by half a million people

Wayne Barnes may be one of the best rugby referee’s on the planet today, but that doesn’t make him a very good player.

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A brilliant clip of a botched line out has resurfaced with fans criticising the whistleblowers shameful technique.

One fan wrote: “Definitely taking the mans hand in the air too. Poor form Wayne. Poor form.”

“Haha. Priceless. He’s going to get ribbed for all time with that one,” said a second.

A third wrote: “His front lifter does kind of drop him. I love the way he tries to crawl away.”

CREDIT: Dwyfor16 Reddit


“Scrum-halves are always the worst” – Wayne Barnes names the FIVE hardest players to referee


Legendary rugby referee Wayne Barnes has ranked some of the trickier players he had to run the rule over down the years.

#5. Joe Marler (England)

BARNES SAID: ” “He was always a funny one on the field in nice way. You’d be trying to tell him something serious and he’d just want to have a laugh and a joke.

“But he does bring a smile to your face. That is what is unique about our sport, the interaction between players and refs and refs and coaches. It does show our sport off in a good light.”

Joe Marler of England warming up during the Six Nations Championship match between England and Ireland at Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham, London on the 12th March 2022 – PHOTO: George Tewkesbury/PPAUK

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