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Refs wary of NZ’s “negative tactics”

Referee Jonathan Kaplan shows Sam Whitelock the yellow card. Photo: Skysports

Referee Jonathan Kaplan shows Sam Whitelock the yellow card. Photo: Skysports

Former Test referee Jonathan Kaplan has waded into the debate around the All Blacks’ recent history of receiving yellow cards.

The most experienced official in the history of Test rugby has suggested that international referees have grown wary of New Zealand using “marginal tactics” to avoid conceding tries when under pressure.

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