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Gift's disallowed try?

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Eagleheart, May 26, 2013.

  1. Eagleheart

    Eagleheart Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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    Just interested to hear your thoughts on Gift's disallowed try. I thought it looked o.k. through my maroon and white coloured glasses? :)
     
  2. Pittwater Legend

    Pittwater Legend Well-Known Member

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    No try. They got it right and I'm glad they did as you don't want to feel that a dud call helped you win.
     
  3. MissKate

    MissKate Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Wasn't a try but half the teams in the comp would have been given the try
     
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    • Eagleheart

      Eagleheart Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      Hmm o.k. if it was a no try then I suppose maybe, it was fair that it was disallowed, :blush: thanks for clearing that up...! :)

      (Maybe the lenses in my maroon and white coloured glasses are just getting thicker as I get older, lol....!)
       
    • bob dylan

      bob dylan Well-Known Member Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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      No try.

      The best way to judge them is this.

      Pretend it's Grand Final day and Manly are ahead by 3 with 1 minute to go and replace the Manly player, in this case Glenn, with Billy Slater.

      See I told you it was no try.
       
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      • Kiwi Eagle

        Kiwi Eagle Moderator Staff Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        If applying that to all our tries last night I have a problem with all of them now ;)
         
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        • The Who

          The Who Well-Known Member

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          I thought the video refs got all the calls right. Amazing, I know.
          However, it was the on-field pinkies who continually stuffed up. They kept calling Canberra players back to the 10-metre mark, yet never penalised them. The pinkies are there to enforce the rules, not give coaching tips.
          I watched the two Friday night matches and the refereeing has, unfortunately, slipped back to 2012 standard after showing a marked improvement in the early rounds of 2013.
           
        • MadMarcus

          MadMarcus Local Lunatic 2017 Tipping Competitor

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          Billy would have kicked the defending players in the head and put the ball down. Try.
           
        • Garts

          Garts Well-Known Member

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          Clear no try for me.
           
        • Chip and Chase

          Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

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        • panash

          panash Well-Known Member

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          If the ref on the field went with try , then i think there wasnt enough evidence to deny him , but the fact that the ref went with no try on the field , fair decision from the video ref...

          but i swear it looked like he just got it down on first ground impact , then turned over !!!
           
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