View Full Version : TMO close calls

12-03-06, 01:03
With reference to the Wales Italy match:-

1st call: does anyone speak enough French to know what Joel asked the TMO? If the question was "can you give me a reason not to award this try?", then i reckon it's a fair call. If he asked "did the player touch it down before going dead?" then I saw no angle that could lead him to definitively say yes. But a close call that I don't envy!

2nd call: looked dead easy - defender clearly gets there first. But look again!! Does the defender not touch it before the try line and therefore take it into in-goal?? Suddenly the 22 doesn't look like such a clever call!