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# tmo - Thursday 24 September, 2020

From The42 Joy Neville makes more history as Nigel Owens gets 100th Test appointment TMO

Joy Neville makes more history as Nigel Owens gets 100th Test appointment

Meanwhile, Andy Farrell’s Ireland have learned who will be refereeing them this autumn.

# tmo - Friday 31 January, 2020

From The42 Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO Audio

Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO

The supporters at Eden Park could eavesdrop on the chat between the referee and his TMO.

# tmo - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From The42 World Rugby approves revised TMO trial for November international Tests Closed Trial

World Rugby approves revised TMO trial for November international Tests

The world governing body have confirmed a closed trial which looks at revising the scope of the TMO.

# tmo - Sunday 16 September, 2018

What role should the TMO play in rugby? A key question for the sport

World Rugby expressed its unhappiness with the current situation in July.

# tmo - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From The42 World Rugby confirm Anscombe try against England should have stood Huge Call

World Rugby confirm Anscombe try against England should have stood

Warren Gatland labelled the decision a ‘terrible mistake.’

# tmo - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Don't expect the GAA to bring in video refs for penalty decisions and black card calls

Páraic Duffy raised the issue of TMO’s in his annual report today.

# tmo - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 Nigel Owens wants to see the TMO used less during matches Big Screen

Nigel Owens wants to see the TMO used less during matches

Welsh ref would like to see video replays used only to decide on tries.

# tmo - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

From The42 World Cup organisers defend TMO system amid growing frustration from fans Rwc 15

World Cup organisers defend TMO system amid growing frustration from fans

World Rugby claim just 28% of stoppage time from the opening game was taken up by the TMO process.

# tmo - Monday 21 September, 2015

From The42 TMO, once the envy of every other sport, threatening to become a blight on rugby Opinion

TMO, once the envy of every other sport, threatening to become a blight on rugby

‘The man upstairs’ has been too quick to demand a stoppage, and referees aren’t helping either.

# tmo - Friday 12 June, 2015

SANZAR looking to replace TMO with a new 'referee bunker'

The ‘referee’s bunker’ has already been successfully been trialled in rugby league.

# tmo - Thursday 16 April, 2015

'We've got to the stage where you can substitute half the team'

Anthony Foley would like to see altered scrums, only five subs and the re-introduction of rucking in rugby.

# tmo - Monday 23 February, 2015

The TMO for Ireland's clash with England has been stabbed in South Africa

There may now be a change to the team of match officials after Shaun Veldsman was assaulted in Cape Town.

# tmo - Friday 20 February, 2015

From The42 Hawk-Eye technology will be used in Munster's Pro12 game tomorrow TMO

Hawk-Eye technology will be used in Munster's Pro12 game tomorrow

The SMART Replay system is bring trialled by World Rugby with a view to the World Cup later this year.

# tmo - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Should Bernard Foley's try for Australia against Ireland have been allowed?

Was it a forward pass from Phipps? You tell us…

# tmo - Saturday 25 October, 2014

From The42 Andrew Conway impresses on a 'good day' for Foley's Munster Good Day

Andrew Conway impresses on a 'good day' for Foley's Munster

The southern province’s head coach excused Ian Keatley’s four misses from the tee at Thomond Park.

# tmo - Monday 22 September, 2014

From The42 Darragh Fanning: 'We can't win the Munster match this week' Interview

Darragh Fanning: 'We can't win the Munster match this week'

The winger has told his side not to get distracted by the upcoming Aviva Stadium clash.

# tmo - Sunday 5 January, 2014

From The42 ‘We’re Connacht and we just deal with that’ – Pat Lam on refereeing calls Controversy

‘We’re Connacht and we just deal with that’ – Pat Lam on refereeing calls

The western province’s head coach didn’t agree with decisions made by the match officials during last night’s defeat.

# tmo - Saturday 19 October, 2013

From The42 'We got out of jail' admits O'Connor as Leinster survive late scare Close Call

'We got out of jail' admits O'Connor as Leinster survive late scare

Former Ulster player Pedrie Wannenburg looked to have clinched a late point when he touched down near the Leinster line.

# tmo - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From The42 Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was 'clearly short of the line' Sour Grapes This post contains videos

Scarlets see red over Tom Court try that was 'clearly short of the line'

Coach Simon Easterby believes Ulster would be delighted to see Alain Rolland refereeing the Pro12 Final.

# tmo - Sunday 10 March, 2013

6 Nations: England on the brink of Grand Slam after Italy victory

Toby Flood made Italy pay for their indiscipline but a fightback ensured a tight finish.

# tmo - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From The42 'In my eyes it was definitely a penalty' - Keith Earls on the controversial TMO Tough Breaks

'In my eyes it was definitely a penalty' - Keith Earls on the controversial TMO

There is more bad news on the injury front, meanwhile, as Eoin Reddan suffered a leg fracture.

# tmo - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From The42 'It's a great Christmas present for us' - Penney reflects on Connacht's near miss Gift Wrapped

'It's a great Christmas present for us' - Penney reflects on Connacht's near miss

Munster climbed to third in the Pro12 table after their win in Galway.

# tmo - Saturday 6 October, 2012

From The42 Reaction: Munster show plenty of fight but can’t stop Leinster charging through the front door Pro12

Reaction: Munster show plenty of fight but can’t stop Leinster charging through the front door

Rob Penney will be furious at his side’s inability to stop the straight-up running of Strauss, Conway and McFadden.

From The42 As it happened: Leinster v Munster, RaboDirect PRO12 Liveblog This post contains videos

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, RaboDirect PRO12

Both sides were looking to get back to winning ways and there was a plethora of tries in the first 10 minutes.

# tmo - Monday 12 September, 2011

From The42 Was it over? James Hook says so - but IRB backs ref No Flag This post contains videos

Was it over? James Hook says so - but IRB backs ref

Wales lost out to defending champions South Africa – and they were denied the points for this penalty. Judge for yourself.

# tmo - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Trap takes a hit on his wages, a Cats legend bows out and there’s major changes afoot for one Irish rugby province.