When England meet Wales today in what rugby fans on this side of the Bridge always regard as the big game of the Six Nations, I will be at Twickenham doing some work up in the hospitality suites and for the Clwb Rygbi TV show.
Unfortunately this is one fixture I will never be able to referee, for obvious reasons.
The honour down on the pitch today goes to my colleague Ben O’Keefe from New Zealand. Ben has run touch for me on several occasions and I was honoured to do that for him a few years ago in his first Six Nations match out in Rome when Italy met France.
He had a great game that day and has continued to climb the ladder to become one of World Rugby’s top officials. He is a great referee, more importantly a great guy too, and today’s match is in very good hands, for sure.
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