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NRL admits bunker error in Sharks vs Dragons match, stands down referees – ABC News

The NRL takes the rare step of axing bunker pair Steve Clark and Ben Galea from Sunday’s match between Penrith and Gold Coast.

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NRL bunker officials Steve Clark and Ben Galea have been dumped from Sunday’s clash between Penrith and Gold Coast following a botched call on Saturday.

  • The Sharks were awarded a try in the 10th minute, despite video evidence suggesting a Dragons player got to the ball first
  • NRL head of football Graham Annesley removed the two referees from their Sunday duties
  • Dragons coach Paul McGregor said the decision was “not good enough”

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