• Twitter

  • Articles RSS Feed

    by Published on 24-11-16 19:11  Number of Views: 824 

    The recent furore over the Sam Cane v Robbie Henshaw collision in the second test between Ireland and New Zealand got me to thinking about the merits of using slow motion video to make judgements about potential foul play incidents in rugby. I think we have all heard the meme that sometimes, looking ...
    Published on 15-09-15 11:09  Number of Views: 8767 
    1. Categories:
    2. Rugby World Cup,
    3. Referee
    Article Preview


    image PA*

    JP (John Paul) Doyle is a referee that all English rugby fans will know. Having risen up the ranks quickly in the RFU, JP became a full time referee in 2008 as part of the RFU's elite referee trainee program, ...
     Number of Views: 4920 
    Article Preview


    image Huw Evans Picture Agency*

    With just a handful of tier one Internationals to his name, Pascal Gazre is one of the most inexperienced test referees in the RWC team. One of three French referees ...
    Published on 05-09-15 02:09  Number of Views: 3552 
    1. Categories:
    2. Rugby World Cup,
    3. RugbyRefs.com

    RugbyRefs.com is delighted to offer you the chance to compete against each other on two competitions for the Rugby World Cup.

    We have a Prediction Comp, for predicting Match winners & margins, and a Fantasy comp for those who are a little more into their rugby, to see if they can manage their perfect team.

    The two comps are hosted by SuperBru and are open to RugbyRefs.com people on all utilised platforms (website, Facebook & Twitter).

    You have 13 days to get your selection in for the first round, and to select your ultimate team for the Fantasy competition.
    ...
    Published on 02-09-15 22:09  Number of Views: 6328 
    1. Categories:
    2. Rugby World Cup,
    3. Referee
    Article Preview


    image PAWire*

    Nigel Owens was born on the 18 June 1971 and raised in Mynyddcerrig; a small traditional Welsh speaking village approximately 12 miles from Carmarthen, in south west Wales. As a keen sportsman, Owens played Full Back for the school rugby team, but after missing a crucial match-winning conversion, the teacher made a tongue in cheek comment that he should consider becoming a referee. It was a half joking throw away comment which could have been instantly forgotten, but by happy coincidence it would change his life, because Owens thought to himself Why not? ...

    Page 1 of 24 1234511 ... LastLast
  • Recent Activity Widget

    Phil E

    More new Laws?

    Thread Starter: Phil E

    Law changes made easy for the 2017/18 season (RFU land)

    Last Post By: thepercy 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
    wayner

    Lions Series - Accidental Offsite?

    Thread Starter: wayner

    So did Poite get the call correct in the end? In his discussion with Ayoub during the TMO discussion it sounded like they were going to stick with the penalty He said "..are you happy for the knock on ,challenge in the after and penalty kick against 16 red in front" and George Ayoub said "Yes I...

    Last Post By: didds 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
    crossref

    shouty lineouts

    Thread Starter: crossref

    the Lions did a lot of shouting at lineouts --- here's an example, but there were others like it. https://youtu.be/CtDnkqIv4Mk?t=3183 what's going on? Is he shouting to be annoying, or is there some point he's making.

    Last Post By: didds 16 Hours Ago Go to last post