Div implies ref conspiracy

2010-07-22 10:46

Springbok coach Pieter de Villiers has implied that his team could be the victims of a conspiracy designed to bolster the World Cup in New Zealand next year.

De Villiers has questioned the interpretations of two Irish referees in the Springboks’ two losses to the All Blacks in New Zealand in the Tri-Nations tournament.

The South African Rugby Union has asked its legal representative to get an explanation for what they consider inconsistent decision making.

De Villiers said in an interview with Australia’s Fox TV network today: “Maybe I can’t say it in public but we do have a World Cup in New Zealand next year and maybe it was the right thing for them to win.” 

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