touch judge


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touch judge

n
(Rugby) one of the two linesmen in rugby
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And, two years ago at Twickenham, there was a decision late in the game when the touch judge put his flag up when we were attacking.
Tony has been a touch judge for every year that Super League has been in existence - and for many years before that.
The touch judge put his flag up and most of the players stopped but Van Velze picked up the loose ball and ran 40 metres to score with Botica chasing in vain.
The touch judge gave a drop out and that was frustrating and disappointing for us," insisted Harris.
CONNACHT coach Pat Lam could face a misconduct charge after launching a startling post-match attack on Welsh touch judge Leighton Hodges following the last gasp defeat against Cardiff Blues on Friday night.
Older referees, players and administrators will recall his long, distinguished and significant refereeing and touch judge career, whilst those of a later era will be grateful for the coaching and mentoring of many an up-and-coming referee.
Instead, he became a touch judge while studying at Exeter University, where he was also secretary of the rugby club, and joined the Devon Society of Referees in 1946.
Gala and Melrose make the Old Firm look like best of pals, so the touch judge was left to fret in front of an angry crowd.
The in-goal touch judge ruled no try," said Anderson.
Williams waved the red card after an intervention from Australian touch judge Stuart Dickinson and the linesman's recommendation has incensed Woodward and his management team.
The touch judge called the referee's attention and then the referee disallowed the try on grounds of a knock-on.
It all centres around 'that' try - the one where a cross-field kick was about to be taken by winger Aaron Murphy when he was bundled unceremoniously into touch What was clear was that the touch judge was inches away from the incident and said it was 'play on'.