AFL Ladder Scores & stats NRL Ladder Scores & stats Football EPL & A-League Super Rugby Scores & standings
Search
Skier ploughs through avalancheSkier ploughs through avalanche Model Gretzky’s controversial golf shootModel Gretzky’s controversial golf shoot Bevan’s last-ball winning boundaryBevan’s last-ball winning boundary
advertisement
Most popular articles
Rafael Nadal.Guts and gloryWhy celebrate Rafael Nadal's Open pain?
Wide World of Sports TV partners
Wide World of SportsCatch up with Ken Sutcliffe and the team on Wide World of Sports.NRL Footy ShowFatty and the gang bring you an entertaining look at rugby league.AFL Footy ShowAustralia's favourite team takes you through the week in AFL.Footy ClassifiedOur award winning panel tell it how it really is in the AFL world.
Video refs to have more powers in rugby
07:32 AEST Sat Jan 12 2013

The International Rugby Board has decided to trial further use of video assistance for referees, beginning in the new season in each hemisphere.

The television match official (TMO) will be able to advise the referee about incidents of potential foul play and will also be able to review up to two phases of play before a try is awarded, if consulted by a referee.

The IRB announced on Friday the trial will take place in both international and domestic competitions.

IRB chairman Bernard Lapasset said: "We are committed to ensuring that (referees) have all the tools they require ... to ensure that they can perform to the highest possible standards."


You need the latest version of Flash Player.
Enjoy the most vivid content on the web
Watch video without extra features
Interact with applications on your favourite sites
Upgrade now