Nearly a month after the controversy sparked by his decisions during the Blues' fatal quarter-final, Ben O'Keefe has returned to New Zealand. But the New Zealand referee had to make a radical decision.
Ben O'Keefe kept the fun going. In fact, the New Zealand referee remained in France after the end of the World Cup. So after attending the final between the Boks and Blacks at the Stade de France, and then the concert organized by World Rugby the next day at the Opera Garnier, the person considered by many to be the executioner of the Blues against South Africa is taking its toll on tourism in the capital.
And so Ben O'Keefe posted a photo on Instagram showing him in a riverboat on the Seine in the company of Brave. A photo formalized his relationship with New Zealand journalist Wilhelmina Shrimpton, who was very well known in New Zealand. In the process, the referee returned to the country where he made several public appearances with his partner, particularly during horse races.
Once again, Ben O'Keefe posted several photos on social networks. But after the controversy that followed his refereeing during the quarter-final match between France and South Africa and the insults and attacks that he was the target of, the New Zealander was forced to keep comments closed for fear of a new wave of hatred. Clearly, some supporters have not yet grasped the ophthalmologist's performance.
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