New Zealand v France

Re: New Zealand v France

Beddis 09 Jun 2018 11:00 am said..

He is consistently poor and definitely doesn’t have any place on the elite panel. Pretty much every game he makes a huge error
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Re: New Zealand v France

Beddis 09 Jun 2018 11:01 am said..

https://twitter.com/therugbypaper/statu ... 96288?s=21

Interesting that this was only a penalty???

What was the TMO watching?
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Re: New Zealand v France

Still Realistic 09 Jun 2018 11:22 am said..

Aside from the ref there was actually a game of rugby played!!!!!
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Lebowski 09 Jun 2018 11:25 am said..

Controversial decisions go in favour of All Blacks - shock horror! :shock: :shock:
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Peanutcoxy 09 Jun 2018 11:28 am said..

Still Realistic wrote:Aside from the ref there was actually a game of rugby played!!!!!

And it was really good and competitive until he carded the French lock, which ruined the game and the ABs went into another gear
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TP17 09 Jun 2018 11:34 am said..

Lebowski wrote:Controversial decisions go in favour of All Blacks - shock horror! :shock: :shock:

Controversial decisions from Luke Pearce an even bigger shock horror!
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Re: New Zealand v France

Beddis 09 Jun 2018 19:54 pm said..

Remi Grosso has a double fracture in his skull from the All Blacks tackle, sorry assault.

Still only a penalty Luke Pearce???
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Re: New Zealand v France

StroudieGlaws 10 Jun 2018 08:42 am said..

Certainly not an assault. The two tackler approach is something we all see regularly and that incident was clearly accidental. Tackle was high though and therefore yellow. French player shouldn't have been carded but what do some TMO's actually do. The TMO should have corrected Pearce on both occasions. If people want to see an assault try watching the late hits from Itoje on de Klerk in the England match. To be fair though TMO did nothing in that game either.
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Steve M 10 Jun 2018 10:11 am said..

I think we are always quick to blame the refs but at least they are acting on the spur of the moment. Now there are TMO's sat watching the game live and if needed instant replays from all angles, why don't they step in and correct some of these more serious 'oversights' by the ref more often … don't understand it ?
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Lebowski 10 Jun 2018 10:52 am said..

Well I have my own views but they wouldn’t be welcome on here, especially with those who live in a bubble and believe rugby people - owners, administrators, officials - are somehow different to the rest of society and officials in other sports (football, cricket, boxing, cycling to name a few).
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