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NRL confirm Williams' try was incorrect

NRL head of football Graham Annesley has confirmed the bunker's decision to award Sharks forward Jack Williams a controversial try was incorrect following the Dragons' 28-24 loss on Saturday evening.

Bunker confirms try to Jack Williams

Williams was awarded the four points by bunker officials Steve Clark and Ben Galea in the 10th minute despite Dragons fullback Matt Dufty grounding the ball in-goal prior.

Galea and Clark have been relegated from officiating in Sunday's clash between the Gold Coast Titans and Penrith Panthers.

"The bunker's decision to award a try to Jack Williams [in Saturday's] Sharks-Dragons game was incorrect," Annesley said.

"Steve Clark and Ben Galea were due to officiate again in the Titans-Panthers game as bunker officials. They have now been relegated, and will be replaced by Jared Maxwell and Brian Norrie."

Dragons coach Paul McGregor labelled the bunker's decision to award the try a "stuff up" in his post-match press conference.

"How do they keep getting it wrong, and who is accountable for it?" McGregor said.

"In the end, it was the difference. It's not good enough."

Dragons press conference: Round 11

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