The incident this weekend that proves Wayne Barnes is class

One of the best referees in the world, Wayne Barnes was back on the pitch in the Bank Holiday Monday 27-23 win by Wasps at Bath. 

Here is exactly what happened when Barnes asked Tom West if he was happy to safely scrum at hooker for Wasps.


Top 5 All-Time Best Rugby Referees in History

5. Ed Morrison (England)

The Bristol referee took charge of 41 major Tests and officiated at three World Cups. He cut his teeth in the 1991 tournament with Scotland v Japan being his most high-profile game before coming to the fore in South Africa four years later.

He took charge of the Wales-New Zealand Pool game before taking on the France-Ireland quarter-final and then the most iconic World Cup final in history when the Springboks beat the All Blacks.

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