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Bristol Bears fans rage at Wayne Barnes after controversial last-minute decision

Bristol Bears supporters are raging at referee Wayne Barnes controversial decision in the final moments of their Gallagher Premiership semi-final against Harlequins.

Quins staged a thrilling fightback to beat Bristol 43-36 at Ashton gate after extra time to reach the Twickenham showpiece for the first time in nine years.

However, Joe Marchant’s last-gasp try to secure the victory could have been ruled out for a high tackle by Luke Northmore on Siale Piutau in the Quins 22.

However, Barnes and his TMO deemed the hit legal, which kicked off quite the Twitter storm…


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