We don’t want to be on big screen
Webb will have to get up to speed
JAMES HASKELL has called for big- screen video replays to be outlawed to prevent miscarriages of justice.
The England fl anker is concerned that the distorting effect of slow motion and subsequent crowd reaction are affecting the accuracy of refereeing decisions.
Haskell, right, said: “The referee or the people who are making the judgment should do it away from the big screen. I don’t know why it is made a spectacle.
“I fi rmly believe they should go to the side of the fi eld, review it on their own, not see any RHYS WEBB has been told he will not walk straight back into the Wales team for the clash with England on Saturday.
The Ospreys scrum- half, below, has been called into the squad after recovering from the foot injury that ruled him out of the World Cup. Gareth Davies stepped up in his absence with six tries in 12 games, and assistant coach Rob Howley has told Webb he will have to earn his place.
The former Wales No9 said: “Gareth has been fantastic, there is no substitute for speed, of those collisions in slow motion and take the crowd out of the equation. ”
Haskell was sent to the sin- bin against Ireland 10 days ago for a high tackle on Conor Murray, which was replayed on the big screen at Twickenham.
Prop Alex Corbisiero, who is taking a year out after a string of injuries, has been added to England’s junior age group coaching team.
Scotland have left out London Irish pair Sean Maitland and Blair Cowan for Sunday’s game against France. there is no substitute for the ability to make breaks and he has that in abundance. “People forget that he is relatively inexperienced in internationals; his fi rst start was against Uruguay in the World Cup and he has done exceptionally well. I’ve spoken to Rhys and told him competition for places is getting hotter.”
Webb is likely to start on the bench. Luke Charteris and Gethin Jenkins are on course to be fi t, while lock Jake Ball is being assessed.