touch judge


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touch judge

one of the two linesmen in rugby
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Not only is he a touch judge, he is also a qualified referee, but only goes up to the Championship level.
Harlequins Director of Rugby Conor O'Shea said: "It shouldn't have been given; the touch judge put his flag up.
SEALED BY THE SARG Wigan's Dan Sarginson scores the third try after ref Joe Cobb overruled his touch judge
Cardiff knock the ball on, there is no ruck, our hooker picks the ball up, it is cleared, the ref is just about to blow and then Leighton Hodges, the touch judge, says it's hands in the ruck.
He was also appointed touch judge for a France v England Five Nations in match in Paris, officiated in 36 county matches and was mentor to Steve Guy, immediate past president of North Mids and himself a former referee.
He was also appointed touch judge for an France v England Five Nations game in Paris.
He is not a dirty player and it was a huge call from the touch judge, who was so far away.
The people at Sky, referees and touch judges should realise that thousands of punters had handicap bets on St Helens and that that wrong decision cost them a lot of money.
Well over 50 per cent of our 'supporters' started, and continued for quite some time, an obscene chant directed at the touch judge.
Saracens boss Mark McCall slammed the touch judge involved in the sending-off of flanker Melck and vowed he would try and get the "dreadful" decision overturned.
uk SOFT TOUCH 1 SOFT TOUCH JUDGE Nicholas Coleman let serial paedophile Roger Martin walk free in 2009 after a guilty plea to sexually abusing a girl of 11.
It happened while both players were laying on the ground and was under the nose and eyes of touch judge Bryce Lawrence.