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Peter Bills: Referee poite a real worry for Leinster

Peter Bills

Published 12/05/2011 | 05:00

French referees have been copping criticism since time immemorial. There is a file on them big enough to have dropped on Osama Bin Laden's complex and wiped out everyone in the abode.

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Even the French have climbed into the sport of French referee bashing. Racing Metro's 62-times capped forward Sebastien Chabal recently described his country's rugby officials as "hopeless" and accused them of bias.

Expanding on his allegations of bias, Chabal wrote: "The guys (the referees) ... they don't even try and hide it. It is a pity for our sport."

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