Former international referee Jonathan Kaplan has taken a serious pot shot at Ireland legend Brian O’Driscoll on a South African podcast.

ADVERTISEMENT

Kaplan was asked about captaincy styles on ‘The Late Tackle’ podcast and he didn’t hesitate in naming O’Driscoll as a player whose manner of addressing the referee (in his eyes at least) was ‘pretty average’ (the question is asked 3 minutes in).

The South African also gave his view on the controversy surrounding Television Match Officials (TMOs) in the modern game.

Howie Kahn, Morgan Newman and Anton van Zyl look back at the opening round of Super Rugby before bringing Kaplan in to speak about his love for running marathons and what changes should be made to the current state of TMOs.

They then look to Round Two, with the New Zealand and Australian teams playing their first matches and size up what is sure to be an interesting penultimate round of Six Nations action.

Never miss an episode of Late Tackle, subscribe here on iTunes. https://itunes.apple.com/sg/podcast/late-tackle/id1324982532?mt=2

*Late Tackle promotes responsible drinking. Alcohol is not for sale to anyone under the age of 18.

ADVERTISEMENT

@RugbyPass

Mailing List

Sign up to our mailing list for a weekly digest from the wide world of rugby.

Sign Up Now