Eddie Jones slams officials as Wales get apology for disallowed try - News Summed Up

Eddie Jones slams officials as Wales get apology for disallowed try


Eddie Jones has criticised World Rugby for “retrospective refereeing” after it admitted that Wales should have been awarded a try in their NatWest Six Nations Championship defeat by England on Saturday. Wales complained that Glenn Newman, the television match official (TMO) from New Zealand, had committed a “terrible mistake” in disallowing a try from Gareth Anscombe in the 23rd minute of the game, when England were leading 12-0. Alain Rolland, the referees’ chief at World Rugby, contacted Warren Gatland on Monday to acknowledge that Anscombe had grounded the ball ahead of Anthony Watson and that the inexperienced TMO had made the wrong decision. World Rugby said that Anscombe had been denied a legitimate try PAUL CHILDS/REUTERS“Wales should have been awarded a try as the Wales player grounded the ball,” a World Rugby spokesman said yesterday. Jones disagrees…


Source: The Times February 14, 2018 00:02 UTC


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