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Panasonic Wild Knights coach Robbie Deans gave a scathing review of the television match official at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground on Saturday as complaints about officiating in the Japan Rugby Top League once again overshadowed the rugby on display.

“He didn’t rule on the clear and obvious. He did rule on things not clear and obvious. That’s the opposite to his job description,” Deans said of off-field arbiter Shinji Aida following his side’s 31-24 win over Toshiba Brave Lupus.

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