Sir - Formal Use in Sports

Formal Use in Sports

The Match Officials of a rugby league or rugby union match, male or female, are known as "Sir." It is expected that anyone addressing "Sir" will do so in a respectful manner. For instance, instead of calling "time-out," a rugby player could ask, "May I have a minute, Sir."

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