‘You cannot do that, you cannot do that!’ – ref stops play after unsporting moment in European rugby clash
There was a bizarre moment in today’s European Champions Cup clash between Sale Sharks and La Rochelle that caused referee Andrew Brace to stop play.
The game was about to go into half-time with the scores standing at 18-14 to the hosts in France.
We see as Sale Sharks maestro AJ MacGinty goes to line up a conversion just before the break.
As MacGinty goes to slot the two-pointer, a bizarre sound rings out around the stadium.
Watch the moment from today’s European Champions Cup in the video below.
— james___flynn (@jamesfl68585245) April 10, 2021
Fans online were left confused by the bizarre moment in today’s clash.
Don’t see this very often…
Andrew Brace having Sale retake their conversion because Will Skelton put McGinty off his kick the first time.
— Laura-Jane Jones (@MissLJJ) April 10, 2021
“You can’t run out and shout at a player when he’s taking a kick,” says referee Andrew Brace.
Will Skelton sanctioned there, very handy two points for Sale as AJ MacGinty gets to retake the conversion!#LARvSAL
— Murray Kinsella (@Murray_Kinsella) April 10, 2021
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