Referee Thierry Alibert dropped for Dragons-Broncos try error

Thierry Alibert

Super League referee Thierry Alibert has served a one-match suspension after allowing a try to be scored on the seventh tackle.

The error occurred when Louis Anderson scored for Catalan Dragons in their 36-18 win over London Broncos last week.

Frenchman Alibert, 41, made the same mistake in Warrington's win over Wakefield in March.

Broncos coach Rob Powell said: "It doesn't help when the bare standard minimum of the game is not officiated."

Under league rules, teams must surrender possession once a sixth tackle is made.

Alibert, who is one of six full-time officials on the Super League panel, was dropped for Salford's game against Hull KR on Easter Monday.

RFL match officials director Stuart Cummings said: "He has served a one-match suspension and will be available for selection this weekend."

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