Hogg hobbled off clutching his groan shortly after Ireland scored their first try through Conor Murray, apparently after taking an off the ball hit from Irish backrow Peter O’Mahony.
A sensational first-half at Murrayfield, where Ireland lead 12-10 at the break.
But should Scotland have had a penalty for the injury that caused Stuart Hogg to be taken off injured?
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) February 9, 2019
The BBC cameras either didn’t pick up the contact, or at the very least decided it didn’t warrant replay.
Healey wasn’t best pleased: “Why haven’t they shown the hit on Hogg after chip that Led to Ireland’s first try” he tweeted.
Why haven’t they shown the hit on Hogg after chip that Led to Ireland’s first try
— Austin Healey (@IamAustinHealey) February 9, 2019
Plenty agreed with his sentiment, including fellow BT commentator Lawrence Dallagio.
Ireland looking good but surprised O’Mahony escaped w just a pen when in at the side 5 yards from the line.
— Lawrence Dallaglio (@dallaglio8) February 9, 2019
Or Kearney no arms hit when Scotland has big overlap
— DLowe6 (@daveklowe) February 9, 2019
Not even a mention of that, even after a slow-mo vid of it was shown
— Steve Ens 007 (@Ens_007) February 9, 2019
He’s not Farrell so it’s not an issue.
— . (@s_n_e_l_l_s) February 9, 2019
— Keith Oswin (@keith_oswin) February 9, 2019
Because he has so much previous that the ref assumes he was cheating again.
— julian parmenter (@jrparmenter) February 9, 2019
Hogg injures by an off the ball hit. Great advert for the game eh?
— Graham Binns (@Binnsey22) February 9, 2019
It’s weird it caused his injury and it’s just ignored
— Javan (@javanbramhall) February 9, 2019
The SRU later confirmed that it was a shoulder injury that the fullback had suffered.
Shoulder injury for Stuart Hogg, the SRU confirm
— Nick Purewal (@NickPurewal) February 9, 2019
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