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#TMO

# tmo - Thursday 24 September, 2020

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

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

Sep 24th 2020, 3:45 PM 11,969 Views 5 Comments

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

# tmo - Friday 31 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 31st 2020, 8:52 AM 6,636 Views 5 Comments

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

# tmo - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

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

World Rugby approves revised TMO trial for November international Tests

Oct 3rd 2018, 5:47 PM 15,324 Views 9 Comments

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
# Try: Yes Or No?
# Try: Yes Or No?

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

Sep 16th 2018, 9:00 AM 8,171 Views 20 Comments

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

# tmo - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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

World Rugby confirm Anscombe try against England should have stood

Feb 13th 2018, 3:06 PM 18,957 Views 22 Comments

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
# Roll It There Again
# Roll It There Again

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

Jan 24th 2017, 9:00 PM 10,167 Views 23 Comments

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

# tmo - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

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

Nigel Owens wants to see the TMO used less during matches

Nov 16th 2016, 3:49 PM 7,587 Views 18 Comments

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

# tmo - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

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

World Cup organisers defend TMO system amid growing frustration from fans

Sep 22nd 2015, 7:45 PM 9,641 Views 18 Comments

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

# tmo - Monday 21 September, 2015

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

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

Sep 21st 2015, 3:07 PM 7,182 Views 22 Comments

‘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'
# Going Upstairs
# Going Upstairs

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

Jun 12th 2015, 1:02 PM 5,565 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Review Process
# Review Process

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

Apr 16th 2015, 1:27 PM 9,310 Views 25 Comments

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
# Get Well Soon
# Get Well Soon

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

Feb 23rd 2015, 11:48 AM 15,201 Views 14 Comments

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

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

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

Feb 20th 2015, 9:09 AM 6,351 Views 5 Comments

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?
# You're The Ref
# You're The Ref

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

Nov 23rd 2014, 9:00 PM 17,481 Views 32 Comments

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

# tmo - Saturday 25 October, 2014

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

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

Oct 25th 2014, 12:34 PM 5,716 Views 10 Comments

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

# tmo - Monday 22 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 22nd 2014, 7:30 PM 10,085 Views 18 Comments

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

# tmo - Sunday 5 January, 2014

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

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

Jan 5th 2014, 3:00 PM 19,786 Views 57 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 19th 2013, 7:20 PM 5,110 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

May 11th 2013, 5:28 PM 3,283 Views 7 Comments

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
# Champions Elect
# Champions Elect

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

Mar 10th 2013, 3:57 PM 2,661 Views 4 Comments

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

# tmo - Saturday 9 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 9th 2013, 9:57 PM 26,366 Views 97 Comments

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

# tmo - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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

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

Dec 22nd 2012, 8:00 PM 13,034 Views 16 Comments

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

# tmo - Saturday 6 October, 2012

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

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

Oct 6th 2012, 9:36 PM 10,734 Views 36 Comments

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

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, RaboDirect PRO12
Live Oct 6th 2012, 5:51 PM

As it happened: Leinster v Munster, RaboDirect PRO12

# tmo - Monday 12 September, 2011

Was it over? James Hook says so - but IRB backs ref
# No Flag
# No Flag

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

Sep 12th 2011, 11:25 AM 857 Views 2 Comments

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
# The Morning Score
# The Morning Score

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Dec 1st 2010, 9:07 AM 166 Views 0 Comments

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