Wayne Barnes is the least popular man in Ireland right now

Wayne Barnes is the least popular man in Ireland right now

Ireland had a tough afternoon against the Welsh in the Millennium Stadium this afternoon, losing the game 23-16.

There are many reasons why theWelsh side, but for a lot of Ireland supporters the finger of blame is pointed firmly in one direction - toward the man in black.

To be fair, some were complaining about England’s Wayne Barnes being the choice of referee even before the game started.

Then the game kicked off and the whistle started blowing.

Even George Hook is complaining.

Maybe Barnes could feel the hostility coming his way across the Irish Sea.

In the interest of fairness it’s worth pointing out that not everybody thinks he is helping the Welsh and we may be a teeny bit biased.

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