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There’s only one person on the planet who believes the Tigers weren’t robbed of victory over the Cowboys on Sunday – and his name is Paul Kent.

That was NRL 360 host Bright Anasta’s reaction when Kent was shocked when he tried to pin the case for Bunker official Ashley Klein.

The Tigers were held to a 26-25 win and referee Chris Butler allowed the captain’s fight with no time left on the clock.

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Klein Valentine drew a foul on Tigers center Asu Kepao for tripping Cowboys winger Kyle Feldt, allowing Holmes to hit the game-winning penalty.

NRL referees boss Annesley was satisfied the NRL allowed the captain’s challenge but admitted Klein’s penalty call was wrong.

Despite this, Kent argued that Kepao knew exactly what he was doing and should be punished.

“I think the referee or Clyne, you could argue that he got it right,” Kent said on NRL 360.

“Chris Butler said before the game, no escorts, he made it very clear, no escorts.

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“Now look at the line that Feld runs and look at the line that Kepao runs, he accelerates and doesn’t run to the ball at all.

“The fact that Kepaoa will accelerate to reach the front of the field. See who changes their line. Guess Kepaoa knew what he was doing. I think it happened that Kepaoa knew he was running an escort.

Anasta doesn’t mince words in response and says to Kent, “You’re in fairyland friend.”

“He’s got his eyes on the ball, he’s looking at the ball and you never know exactly where the ball is going to land,” Anasta said.

“Feld deliberately runs at him and goes deep to his left hand.

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Even though he knows what he’s doing, the right way, the players do it every week.

“You’re not allowed to do that, Breeze,” Kent replied before Anasta could hit back.

“If he sees the ball and runs to the ball, he is allowed to do so. There’s no Paul Kent who thinks he’s got it right,” Anasta said.

But Kent got the last word: “There’s no doubt that Felt, he’s the biggest milkman in the game.” I think he chose Tiger to make the kick because the kick was too deep, but Kepaowa also made a mistake, I think he went in as an escort instead of going for the ball.

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