Devon rugby player 'scores try' on five-metre line instead of try line

A rugby union player in Devon thought he had scored a try - and celebrated in style by diving over the line in extremely muddy conditions.

But it turns out it was the wrong one.

Brixham's centre Tom McLean slid over the 5m line instead of the try line and was promptly piled on top of by the opposition, Barnstaple, in their National League 3 South West match.

Barnstaple won the match 6-0.

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