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Alan Lewis

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The scrum and the tackle are the two really contentious areas of the game. If you get those two aspects right, most rugby matches will work in your favour.

— Alan Lewis

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But then southern hemisphere teams are more skilful than their northern hemisphere counterparts, which means games can be easier to referee.

— Alan Lewis

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Coaches will do what they can but it doesn't necessarily bother me. You are an international referee for a reason. If things like that are going to ruffle your feathers, don't bother doing the job.

— Alan Lewis

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I have three tools at my disposal - my whistle, my body language and my talk. It is a question of how I marry them up to try to get the players around to my way of thinking.

— Alan Lewis

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If at first you don't succeed, get a bigger hammer.

— Alan Lewis

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My job is to persuade people to toe the line and play within the laws of the game.

— Alan Lewis

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The objective of a referee is not to get mentioned. I tell a lot of young referees that not being mentioned is king. If you can achieve that, that then it has been a pretty good game.

— Alan Lewis

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You have got to boss scrums. The players need to know what you want them to adhere to. Then it is up to them to decide whether they are adhering to that or not.

— Alan Lewis

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About Alan Lewis

Did you know about Alan Lewis?

88 with best innings bowling figures of 4/21 against Scotland in July 1993. This was followed by his List A debut against Surrey in a NatWest Trophy match and a match against Wales. In 1995 Lewis won the man of the match award in a Benson & Hedges Cup match against Kent this added to his 1991 Man of the match award in the NatWest Trophy against Middlesex made him the only Irish player to win man of the match awards in both competitions.

David Alan Lewis (born 1 June 1964 in Cork Ireland) is an Irish former cricketer and current Rugby Union referee. Lewis is also an occasional media commentator on Irish cricket.

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