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Ref for Bristol
Tiggs (IP Logged)
23 April, 2019 12:09
Referee: Karl Dickson (18th Premiership game).
Assistant Referees: Wayne Falla & Hamish Smales. TMO: Rowan Kitt.
Citing Officer: John Byett.

Re: Ref for Bristol
Jon T (IP Logged)
23 April, 2019 12:33
Not unhappy about those.

Re: Ref for Bristol
Stopsy (IP Logged)
23 April, 2019 12:41
I like Dickson as a ref, seems to understand the game.

Re: Ref for Bristol
Brownian Motion (IP Logged)
23 April, 2019 12:48
It definitely helps that he played to a high level, IMO. The same can be said of Glen Jackson.

Re: Ref for Bristol
SK 88 (IP Logged)
23 April, 2019 16:27
Well they obviously think we are out of the relegation battle. From the three top officials (in their eyes) in the country to a novice ref and two very weak touch judges.

Dickson doesn't assume motives as much as other refs, I'd assume from his playing days he knows the mindset better, but he is prone to errors from a lack of experience and can get flustered easily.

I think Ford can really get into his head, especially if the crowd get on his back properly too.

Very concerned with those touch judges though its a very important part of the referee team and the quality of them varies enormously.

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