VIDEO: Jordie Barrett's conversion shocker
REF WATCH: What would a weekend of rugby be without a couple of contentious refereeing decisions?
The Hurricanes versus Blues Super Rugby Aotearoa match on Saturday certain;y caused a bit of a stir.
It included a controversial call by the assistant referees that denied All Black utility back Jordie Barrett a conversion that appeared to be successful.
Barrett was attempting to convert Asafo Aumua’s second try that brought the Hurricanes to within five points of the Blues with just over 15 minutes to play.
Lining the kick up from the left-hand touchline, Barrett nudged the ball towards the right-hand post before it seemingly curled back in through the uprights.
However, neither of the assistant referees, Mike Fraser and James Doleman, nor referee Paul Williams or TMO Brendon Pickerill picked up on the oversight, much to the dismay of Barrett, the commentators and the crowd in Wellington.
You be the judge …
Did this not go over…? 🤔 pic.twitter.com/5pk1lcjX5c
— shay waterworth (@ShayWaterworth) February 27, 2021