Cape Town - Referees and TMOs were once again in the spotlight this past weekend - and none more so than in the France v Springboks Test in Paris.
According to the SA Rugby Referees website, South Africa came
close to scoring tries on two occasions, but on each occasion the TMO
advised the referee not to award the try.
In the first instance the TMO detected a knock-on when flyhalf Morné Steyn
tried to catch a high, floating pass and so centre Jaque Fourie was denied a
The second one is of interest in this discussion.