Rugby World Magazine's One Game at a Time


Rugby World Magazine's One Game at a Time - Karl Dickson

Season 1, Ep. 3

After more than 150 top-flight appearances for Harlequins, Karl Dickson made the swift and difficult transition to becoming an official. Less than a year after performing in the Premiership as a player, he made his debut as a referee in the same league. On this episode, he talks to Sam Roberts about how he became interested in becoming an official, what it is like taking charge of a game, and his journey through the lower leagues all the way to his Premiership debut, on a Friday night, at Kingsholm, live on BT Sport. It proves a really interesting look into the mindset of a top flight referee and reveals all the different things they have to think about.

We watch the last twenty minutes of the Gloucester v Saracens game from this full match replay on the Premiership Rugby website. We start watching from the point of 1h 19 minutes on the video. (We're afraid this video may not be available if you are accessing it from outside the UK). Here is the link:

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