Six Nations LIVE: England to hold urgent inquest as Scotland complain about ‘disadvantage’ | Rugby | Sport

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Six Nations LIVE: England to hold urgent inquest as Scotland complain about ‘disadvantage’ | Rugby | Sport

Controversy reigns surrounding Italy No 10 Paolo Garbisi’s late penalty miss in France.

As the shot clock began to count down the ball fell off the tee – before Garbisi replaced it and duly hit the post. However, by that point French players had charged forward and many have since claimed that he should have been given another attempt. World Rugby rules state that a team should be awarded a penalty 10 metres in front of the original mark if an opposing team infringes on an unsuccessful kick.

Former Ireland international Ian Madigan told Virgin Media: “Once that French player encroaches the ten metres, that’s now a penalty offence. At a minimum the shot (clock) should go back to 60 seconds.

“Through the letter of the law, the penalty should be awarded where the French players encroach. »



Cet article est apparu en premier en ANGLAIS sur https://www.express.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/1870698/six-nations-england-scotland-ireland-wales-Italy


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