Tim Baker (left) joins old friend Ben O'Keefe in officiating for the Japan vs Scotland match at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Photo: Handout

Typhoons, university flatmates and head injury assessments: The adventures of a Hong Kong referee at 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

  • Hong Kong Rugby Union’s Tim Baker recalls being right in the middle of contentious HIA call of New Zealand’s Sam Cane
  • He describes representing Hong Kong among the best-of-the-best on the world stage
Topic |   Rugby World Cup 2019

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Tim Baker (left) joins old friend Ben O'Keefe in officiating for the Japan vs Scotland match at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Photo: Handout
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South Africa's Pieter-Steph du Toit celebrates with his teammates. Who else won at the Rugby World Cup? Photo: AP
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Tom Bell

Kolisi’s rainbow Boks and Australians, except Eddie Jones: winners and losers from Japan’s Rugby World Cup

  • Japan hosts the first tournament out of the world’s strongholds for the sport, so how did things turn out for everyone involved?
  • There are some clear victors (the South Africans, of course) and some interesting also-rans who came up surprisingly short

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South Africa's Pieter-Steph du Toit celebrates with his teammates. Who else won at the Rugby World Cup? Photo: AP
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