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NRL commentators baffled by ‘harsh’ ref call in the Raiders’ win over the Roosters – Wide World of Sports

‘Bloke with the bleeding nose’ penalised

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The Canberra Raiders savoured their victory in the NRL grand final rematch against the Roosters but they didn’t have it easy against the reigning premiers.
Canberra’s defence was put to a rigorous test on Thursday night in their 24-20 win at the SCG, and at times so was their patience with the referees.
In the second half after Canberra had levelled scores at 12-12, the Roosters were able to edge ahead via a fortuitous penalty goal.
The penalty was after a wild elbow by Angus Crichton which k…

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