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Sunday Sep 8, 2019

Dan Biggar praised for honesty over try decision against Ireland

Wales fly half Dan Biggar demonstrated a touch of class against Ireland on Saturday when he told the referee he hadn’t scored a try.

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Biggar made an interception on the half way line in the first half of their final World Cup warm up game in Dublin and headed towards the corner.

The 29-year-old covered 60 metres only to be hauled down by Robbie Henshaw and held up by Rob Kearney over the try line.

Referee Mathieu Raynal was preparing to go upstairs to the TMO when Biggar admitted that he did not successfully ground the ball.

The game finished 19-10 to the Irish and Biggar has since received praise for his honesty.

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