A neighborhood referee in New Zealand has gone viral after laying down the legislation to a lippy participant throughout a grassroots fixture within the New Zealand Barbarians U85kg Membership Cup.
The match official was mic’d up on the time for a tv broadcast which captured the interplay, the place the ref instructed the participant to ‘shut up’ and ‘come right here’ for a speaking down.
Not surprisingly the participant in query offering an excessive amount of backchat was a halfback who protested the ref’s choice to not ship an opposition participant off.
“You, come right here. Shut up and are available right here,” the referee instructed.
“Yet another phrase out of you and I’m simply going to ship you to the bin.
“As a result of are you aware what you can be? referee with the information that you simply suppose you’ve got.
“Get again there and shut up, you’ve obtained the penalty, keep on.”
To the participant’s credit score he took the ref’s recommendation and remained silent throughout the spray.
The commentators discovered the interplay amusing whereas even skilled referee Ben O’Keeffe responded to the video with two clapping hand emojis on Instagram.