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WATCH: Referee attacked by Spain players on the pitch

Romania have qualified for the World Cup after a dramatic finale to the Rugby Europe Championship on Sunday saw Spain lose 18-10 to Belgium.

In the driving seat with a game in hand over Romania, Spain needed to defeat Belgium in the final round of European qualification matches to confirm their participation at a Rugby World Cup for the first time since 1999.



However, Belgium raced into a 15-0 lead and, despite a late fightback, Los Leones could not finish the job off, losing 18-10, meaning they will now face the play-off route.

The game was officiated by a Romanian referee, Vlad Iordăchescu, who the Spanish players felt adjudicated them unfairly throughout the game.

The Spanish players, clearly aggrieved at the end of the game, confronted the Romanian official in what were ugly scenes, a video of which you can find below.

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