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North Queensland Cowboys v Cronulla Sharks, sin bin, Connor Tracey, video Nicho Hynes



As a shattered Nicho Hynes rued the Sharks’ two-point defeat to the Cowboys in a marathon qualifying remaining on Saturday night time, the Cronulla halfback made it clear he disagreed with a sin-bin name.

A pulsating conflict between Cronulla and North Queensland at Shark Park, received by the Cowboys 32-20 after 92 minutes, was hit by controversy when Connor Tracey was sin-binned within the 73rd minute.

As Valentine Holmes pursued a Chad Townsend grubber deep in Cronulla territory, Tracey impeded the North Queensland centre illegally, the Bunker deemed.

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The determination to ship Cronulla winger Connor Tracey to the sin bin throughout the Sharks-Cowboys qualifying remaining ignited controversy. (Getty)

The Cowboys capitalised on the Sharks being one man down for 10 minutes, salvaging eight factors to sq. the scores at 30-30 by the tip of the 80 minutes.

Moments after a 45-metre Holmes subject aim clinched victory for the Cowboys in golden level, Hynes ripped the choice to ship Tracey to the sin bin in a uncooked interview on 9’s protection.

“A bit arduous completed by, I reckon, (with) that sin-bin,” Hynes mentioned.

“Shoulder to shoulder and also you get sin-binned for that.

“However we have nonetheless acquired to defend our line there.”

Brad Fittler defended the sin-bin determination.

“Connor Tracey did his greatest to really appear like he was going for the ball, and he was getting his arm round Valentine Holmes,” Fittler mentioned.

“It might be fascinating when you really sat him down and requested him what he was really doing.

“I felt like he was going a bit each methods.

“However I believe it was pretty official.

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“The ref and the Bunker are put in a really powerful state of affairs there.

“The actual fact is he goes into Valentine Holmes and makes use of his physique to push him.”

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Cameron Smith supplied a special perspective.

“I believe as a result of Val Holmes was between him and the ball … he was type of blinded of when Val Holmes was going to take management of that soccer,” Smith mentioned.

“So I believe he was simply banking on Val getting the ball in his palms and making an attempt to knock it free and even making an attempt to carry him up.

“A little bit of a troublesome one there.”

Saturday night time’s qualifying remaining was a conflict between the second-placed Sharks and third-placed Cowboys.

The Cowboys earned the second weekend of the finals off of their gripping triumph, whereas the Sharks will meet the winner of the Roosters-Rabbitohs elimination remaining in a semi remaining.

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