July 27 down the years
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Lions flanker Fergus Slattery had a late try ruled out on this day in 1974 © Getty Images
Referee Max Baise was the hero and villain for the Lions, allowing Roger Uttley's controversial try, the ball hadn't been grounded, before disallowing another for flanker Fergus Slattery in the dying seconds. Baise has admitted that his incorrect decision for Uttley's try was "the worst" of his career, while Slattery is constantly asked about what might have been.
"Days do pass without people mentioning it to me but not a week," he said. "He awarded a five yard scrum. The referee, Max Baise, ran in behind the goal line after (my) break from the 22 down the touchline. He was in the wrong place basically."
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