Wales coach Wayne Pivac believes referee Matt Carley made a substandard resolution to not award his facet a key 2nd-half of penalty try in the 27-23 defeat by France.
Paul Willemse knocked on a try-scoring pass from Ken Owens to Josh Adams which will had been a penalty try.
The officials awarded a scrum by deeming the offence accidental.
“Now we occupy had a detect at the slap down and I mediate the officials will occupy got that one substandard,” mentioned Pivac.
“That killed momentum as correctly.”
Wales trailed 27-16 at the time and a penalty try would occupy reduced the deficit to four parts. Carley made up our minds to keep on with the on-discipline resolution by his assistant Karl Dickson after searching at tv replays.
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Pivac used to be moreover upset when France were awarded a scrum penalty in the 2nd-half of when he felt the company’ dwelling-piece had scrummaged illegally.
It used to be a controversial ache raised earlier than the game when Wales prop Wyn Jones claimed France would “scuttle and cheat” at the scrum.
“But every other disappointing moment used to be when the French tight-head [Demba Bamba] got here on and went straight across the scrum and used to be rewarded for that,” added Pivac.
“Those were the titanic moments in the game. The scrums, from our level of survey, had gone OK up until that level.
“You possibly can occupy to spin along with the forward motion however he clearly went across the scrum.”
Pivac moreover admitted there used to be a key moment when France led 17-16 and man of the match Romain Ntamack intercepted a Nick Tompkins pass and sprinted away to salvage.
“If we convert one or two more we’re in actual fact in video games and a success,” mentioned Pivac.
“You return to the intercept, three versus one. It used to be a 14-level swing.
“If we’re upright with our passing we possibly salvage at the choice pause. That used to be a titanic momentum shift.
“We’re pissed off with a pair of decisions we made ourselves after developing alternatives on one or two instances.
“Nevertheless I conception Nick performed very correctly and used to be then pushed out to the soar. He did correctly there, he used to worry by that remaining play.
“He bounced abet correctly from Dublin.”
Pivac gave France credit ranking as Fabien Galthie’s facet claimed their first procure in Cardiff since 2010 and remain heading in the true direction for a Gargantuan Slam.
“Having mentioned all that, the French performed very correctly and we have to rob that loss on the chin,” mentioned Pivac.
“We scrambled very correctly and we created at the pause of the game with some avid gamers taking half in out of dwelling.
“We confirmed a mode of persona to come abet and occupy a probability to pick out it at the pause.”
Pivac moreover confirmed George North failed a head damage evaluate (HIA) after a heavy first-half of collision, while fellow soar Josh Adams used to be forced off the discipline with an ankle venture.
“George will struggle during the well-liked protocols for an HIA, while we can occupy to seem at Josh in the next day to come or two to search out how excessive it is,” added Pivac.
Wales subsequent face England at Twickenham on 7 March having lost successive video games in opposition to Eire and France.