LIST: Wayne Barnes ranks the THREE toughest players he’s officiated - Page 2 of 3 - Ruck

LIST: Wayne Barnes ranks the THREE toughest players he’s officiated

#2. Martin Johnson

“I was always petrified of Martin Johnson because he was coming to the end of his career when I started in the Premiership.” said Barnes.

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“2003 was my first [season] and obviously that was towards the end of his career and I remember I had to sin-bin him once and I actually apologised as I did it.

“I said ‘I’m very sorry I have to do this’ because he’s such a big personality. I guess he was always someone who scared me witless!”

DID YOU KNOW? he comes from a sporting family. His great-grandfather was a wrestler

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