🚨 RFU issue apology after shocking mistake in the Harlequins vs Bath match .. 😬

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Harlequins took on Bath at the weekend and there was a seven minute sin bin for Harleqins lock Irne Herbst rather than the usual ten ..

The Telegraph reported late Saturday night that Bath were to lodge a complaint to both the RFU and Premiership Rugby demanding an explanation and the RFU came out with an official statement Sunday Morning saying they acknowledge and apologise for the error but the result will remain final.

The RFU Professional Game Match Officials Team (PGMOT) acknowledge and apologise for an error during the Gallagher Premiership match between Harlequins v Bath where a yellow card sanction resulted in Irné Herbst returning to the pitch approximately three minutes too soon.

We would like to apologise to both teams for this mistake. As is the usual process the PGMOT will review all games to ensure continued improvement and learnings.

The result of the match remains final.

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