Willie le Roux

Forward pass should have wiped Le Roux try | Nick Cain

THERE are two elements of the modern game that I would like to see refereed out of it with a vengeance. The first, and most topical, is the forward pass, and the second the crooked scrum feed.
The focus here is the forward pass, and a glaring misjudgement by the match officials in ignoring it when Willie le Roux touched down early in the second-half of the controversial First Test between the Lions and South Africa.
Le Roux’s grounding should have been wiped off the slate instantly, rather than eventually. This is because the Springbok full-back being in front of Lukhanyo Am’s hindmost foot,...

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