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News: captain's call

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by swoop, May 26, 2009.

  1. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +1,543 /26
    <div class="module-content"><div class="content-item media media-caption"><div class="media-caption-inner"><p>Referee Matt Cecchin awards the controversial penalty on Sunday to Manly captain Matt Orford's dismay.</p>

    <a href="http://www.silvertails.net/news/3923-captains-call.html">Read the full article</a>
  2. DSM5

    DSM5 Well-Known Member

    +516 /0
    Maybe the coach can throw a hankie onto the pitch if he wants to challenge.  I saw that once somewhere.
  3. Canteen Worker

    Canteen Worker Well-Known Member

    +215 /5
    The NFL referees throw a flag onto the ground when they see an infringement. In the same game the coaches used to have the chance to challenge on a few decisions but after a few years they got rid of it, finding that the ref was correct most of the time.

    However, in our game I think it is a great idea and should be trialled.

    While you are at it - GET RID OF TWO REFs.
  4. swoop

    swoop Well-Known Member 2017 Tipping Competitor

    +1,543 /26
    I think it's a great idea although the video ref didn't help the Bulldogs against the Dragons.

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