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Japan assistant coach Tony Brown weighed in on the latest referee controversy Wednesday when he asked reporters at the Brave Blossoms hotel if they had heard any feedback following the previous night’s game between Samoa and Russia.

On Tuesday, just hours after Rugby World Cup organizers had admitted the standard of officiating at the World Cup was “not consistently of the standards set by World Rugby and themselves,” referee Romain Poite once again had players, coaches and fans questioning what exactly constitutes a red card during the Pool A game at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium.

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