With reference to the Brisbane vs Bulldogs game: "It's spilt backwards. It goes back and he gets pushed back further than the ball. But it goes backwards. It's always going backwards. I am very comfortable with that decision, and I am very comfortable it wasn't checked because the referee was in a good position, and knew it was backwards, and ruled accordingly." Harrigan declined to comment on Simpkins's decision to disallow a Michael Oldfield try in the second half of Manly's game in Townsville, reserving his judgment until the game review was completed. One would think it is fairly open and shut given how quick he is to back his referee up in the Bulldogs situation?[hr] Moore was angered by the decision to award a try to Gerard Beale, claiming it should have been sent to the video referee to review a possible Peter Wallace knock-on in the lead-up, but Harrigan said the officials got it right. "The referee was standing right there," he said. "He knew it was a knock-back so he said play on, which is exactly what I'm asking them to do. I've watched it 100 times and I've watched that ball go backwards. Harrigan said: "Coaches are allowed to make comments provided they do it the right way. If we've got it wrong, I will come out and say so."