video referee


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video referee

n
(Rugby) rugby an additional referee during a televised game who is able to examine video playback to determine whether or not a try has been legitimately scored
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The decision on whether Hall had grounded the ball or not was, quite understandably, referred to the video referee.
Castleford 38 St Helens 42 ST HELENS' coach Keiron Cunningham blasted the sport's video referee system after his side emerged victorious from a bizarre game.
It was all part of a trial to see how the use of a video referee could work and help the game.
The changes have been devised by the RFL Laws Committee and relate to the rules around player concussion, video referee referrals, obstruction and sin-binnings, with RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood, who chairs the Committee, confident they'll prove a success.
25 February 2012, Twickenham: England 12 Wales 19 A blunder from Courtney Lawes gifts Wales' Scott Williams a try and England's unlucky David Strettle is denied a late try by the video referee Wales march to Grand Slam glory with England finishing second.
Furious Rovers boss Craig Sandercock (below) demanded a public apology from video referee Ganson who awarded two hotly-disputed late tries.
Outside-half Dan Biggar, who had booted the conversion, increased the home lead with a penalty before video referee Neil Ballard ruled out a possible touchdown from big No.
The video referee will be Steve Ganson, from St Helens.
Twice he crossed the line, only for the video referee to be called into action on both occasions to rule on the grounding of the ball.
You accept a try between the sticks, but when it goes to the video referee and you are on the losing side again, that is a crucial decision.
Stuart was fuming over decisions made by Australian-born Klein and fellow RFL official Steve Ganson, who was the video referee, during Australia's 34-20 defeat by New Zealand at Suncorp Stadium.
RUGBY LEAGUE: The RFL are to trial the use of a video referee in a non-televised match at this weekend's Hull derby.