A try awarded to a side by the referee when a touchdown is prevented by an offence by the opposition.
More example sentences
- It took a technical offence to wear them down, with the referee awarding a penalty try after the home scrum misbehaved.
- Rather than award a penalty try the referee decided on a scrum.
- They were awarded a penalty and opted for the scrum which was reformed twice and then, inexplicably, the referee awarded a penalty try under the posts.