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Controversial video referee decision denies Leeds Rhinos star Aidan Sezer an important try

Catalans Dragons took on Leeds Rhinos tonight at the Stade Gilbert Brutus live on Sky Sports.

And, in just the tenth minute there was already controversy with Aidan Sezer’s try ruled out for a double movement.

Sky Sports analyst Jon Wells explained why it was a try after video referee Ben Thaler denied the Leeds halfback a four-pointer.

“There is a difference between promoting the ball and moving as part of the tackle. He’s gone from full flight, chopped down by Tomkins and the ball carrying arm has hit the floor and there is only one way to go,” Jon Wells said.

This is how both sides lined up:

Catalans Dragons
29 Sam Tomkins
2 Tom Davies
4 Dean Whare
3 Samisoni Langi
5 Fouad Yaha
20 Tyrone May
6 Mitchell Pearce
16 Paul Seguier
9 Michael McIlorum
20 Dylan Napa
27 Joe Chan
12 Mike McMeeken
13 Ben Garcia
Substitutes
1 Arthur Mourgue
8 Gil Dudson
17 Mickael Goudemand
28 Sam Kasiano

Leeds Rhinos
16 Richie Myler
20 Tom Briscoe
33 Zak Hardaker
4 Liam Sutcliffe
29 Liam Tindall
6 Blake Austin
7 Aidan Sezer
8 Mikolaj Oledzki
24 Jarrod O’Connor
10 Matt Prior
11 James Bentley
21 Morgan Gannon
17 Cameron Smith
Substitutes
9 Kruise Leeming
13 Zane Tetevano
22 Sam Walters
25 James Donaldson

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