Critics hack Hoffmann’s Wikipedia page

    2015-05-19 10:55

    Cape Town - Under-fire Australian referee Rohan Hoffmann has had his Wikipedia page hacked by what appears to be upset Sharks fans.

    This past Super Rugby weekend was characterised by Hoffmann’s questionable performance during the Waratahs’ 33-18 win over the Sharks in Sydney.

    Several calls appeared to go against the Sharks, and pundits were in agreement afterwards that Hoffmann had a “shocker”.

    Former All Black coach John Mitchell pointed out in the SuperSport studio post-match that Hoffmann's management of the tackle, ruck and offside line was woeful, and that he talks too much, while former Wallaby wing David Campese described his performance as a “joke”.

    A quick glance on Hoffmann’s Wikipedia page on Tuesday saw some interesting "amendments" to his page.

    Wikipedia is a free encyclopedia, written collaboratively by the people who use it, meaning it is open to the public to change it.

    The introduction to Hoffmann's biography featured some derogatory words such as 'incompetent', 'useless' and 'cheat' used to describe the official.

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