touch judge


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touch judge

one of the two linesmen in rugby
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So, for example, if there is a scrum on Poite's side of the field, it collapses and the referee is on the 'wrong' side, provided the touch judge is absolutely clear about who is to blame he will call 'White, white, white' or 'Red, red, red' in the referee's ear-piece.
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.
Referee Greg Garner sent off Melck on the advice of touch judge Simon McConnell and did not ask the video referee to check the decision.
Sandercock was critical of referee Thierry Alibert and his touch judges following Rovers' 50-30 loss at the hands of Huddersfield.
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 touch judge called the referee's attention and then the referee disallowed the try on grounds of a knock-on.
ENGLAND coach Steve McNamara still has flashbacks about the time he punched a touch judge on a previous trip to Craven Park.
Annoyed at one of Hull's four tries in the 20-20 draw being allowed despite the touch judge ruling it out, Smith was scathing in his criticism.
He then gets called back for an infringement after frantic discussions between the English referee Ed Morrison and the touch judge.