Lions captain plays key role as ref changes mind

Lions captain plays key role as ref changes mind”

Lions hooker Ken Owens was initially penalised for illegally playing the ball in front of Liam Williams, who spilled the kick-off after Owen Farrell had levelled the scores with 180 seconds left.

Joubert did not consult the television official and Bernard Foley stepped up to slot the penalty that gave the Wallabies a 35-34 victory and a semi-final spot against Argentina. "Again, it is what it is, it's happened and we can't change that".

"As a little kid we're taught to accept the good with the bad and that's what we're going to do here."

Hansen then stated that he would not speak about the decision any further.

Whether Beauden Barrett would have made the kick, no one knows but if this was another game there would have undoubtedly been comments from the coaching staff lamenting the decision.

Hansen added: "They used the video and had a pow-wow". "This time they did and had a pow wow". He spoke to his team and one of them said it was accidental.

"All through the game he was pretty receptive at having a look at things which happened and which he might not have caught at first sight". "You're right, there's too many avenues that you can go down; but that's not the ref's fault either, that's the rulebook". That's not the ref's fault, that's the lawbook's fault. People that are running the game need to ask themselves do we need to make it simpler.

More news: Princes William & Harry Discuss Their Mom's Parenting Style for First Time

The law book is confusing.

"What we would've liked is play-on and we would've scored under the posts. If the players" team gains and advantage, a scrum is formed with the opposing team throwing in in the ball'.

"He went to play the ball, then took his hands away". So those two laws seem contradictory.

But Lions captain Warburton approached Poite and urged him to reconsider his decision.

"He's been quite smart and astute in being able to talk the referee from a penalty into an accidental offside", said Gatland. They awarded the penalty and it's worth asking the question.

Both teams played to an incredibly high standard and it's hard to think of too many global Test matches in recent times which were so physical, tense, and required an incredible amount of effort from the players. The Scots were angry with that and I remember thinking there's got to be an alternative because it's not a penalty offence in my opinion.

The discussion ended with the French official deciding that Owens was accidentally offside and awarded an attacking scrum to the All Blacks instead.

Like this



09 July 2017
Osun-West by-election: I'm moved with voters' enthusiasm, determination - Mudashir Hussain
The Card reader machine did not disappoint in most polling units but in some cases, the incident form was used. Reports say that many voters defied the rains to cast their votes for their preferred candidate.

09 July 2017
Two men drown at Wasaga Beach
CPR and advanced life saving measures were performed, but efforts to revive the men were unsuccessful. According to OPP constable Chris Lasage the water was choppy, with swells exceeding two metres.

09 July 2017
Traders Purchase Large Volume of Teck Resources Call Options (NYSE:TECK)
The insider WATERMAN ROBERT A sold $20.45 million. (NASDAQ:PEBO) shares with value of $11,199 were sold by McGill Daniel K. According to the analysts, Teck Resources Ltd (NYSE:TECK) is expected to announce $0.77/share EPS for the current quarter.

09 July 2017
United Airlines apologizes after giving away toddler's purchased seat
I was very uncomfortable. "I lost feeling in my legs and left arm", Yamauchi told Hawaii News Now . Yamauchi moved her son onto her lap in the window seat for the duration of the flight.

09 July 2017
A Confederate General statue was vandalized in Virginia
Despite this, the KKK's event began late, partially due to the massive number of counter-protesters blocking their entry to the former Lee Park, now Emancipation Park.

09 July 2017
The US Is About To Test Its THAAD Missile Defense System
THAAD is not created to stop an ICBM - that job is left primarily to the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) interceptor system. THAAD is a ground-based missile defense system created to shoot down short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles.

09 July 2017
Govt cuts fares for passengers flying in and out of Delhi
The orders could not be implemented at that time as the GMR Infrastructure-led DIAL had disputed the new tariff structure. Global passengers departing from Delhi had to pay ₹ 565-₹1,131 while arriving passengers had to pay ₹ 462-₹933.

09 July 2017
United defender Poole agrees loan move
Once he was permitted to play, Poole impressed, in both central defence and holding midfield. Manchester United defender Regan Poole has joined Northampton Town on loan for the season.

09 July 2017
Stock Trickling Lower For the Week: International, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTRP)
After $1.35 actual EPS reported by PPG Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 37.04% EPS growth. International, Ltd. (NASDAQ:CTRP) stock has moved in a downward direction this week, causing concern for some investors.

09 July 2017
Billie Lourd to inherit Carrie Fisher's $18 million estate, jewels and artwork
That ought to be incorporated into the trust for Lourd that is part of FIsher's final estate offering to Billie . Billie Lourd will inherit the estate of her late mother Carrie Fisher , according to new court documents.