“Didn’t have enough nuts” - Premiership boss to face disciplinary panel over referee comments - Ruck

“Didn’t have enough nuts” – Premiership boss to face disciplinary panel over referee comments

Northampton Saints boss Chris Boyd is to go before a RFU disciplinary panel on Thursday for comments made after the match against Saracens at the start of the month.

He said referee Adam Leal “didn’t have enough nuts” to award a penalty at an important moment in his side’s 30-6 Premiership loss to Saracens.

“He didn’t have enough nuts did he? I mean it was a clear hinge. There was only one side under pressure in that series of scrums,” he said.

“But anyway. I certainly think we took the right option. We could have taken three points there but we spent a long time down there. For us to come away with three points would have been a victory for them.”

Boyd guided Saints to victory in the 2019 Premiership Rugby Cup and they also reached the league play-off semi-finals in the same year.

They are currently fifth in the Premiership, but have lost both games so far in the European Champions Cup.

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