• Twitter

  • Articles RSS Feed

    by Published on 24-11-16 19:11  Number of Views: 6137 

    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: 20080 
    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: 11607 
    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: 8537 
    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: 15778 
    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

    frenchie851

    Knock on into the dead ball area.

    Thread Starter: frenchie851

    I was watching a game today, if the attacking team knock the ball on into the dead ball area, defensive team then touch it down, would you give the option of the knock on or 22? I have been giving this option but then I saw a game today in The Champ Cup and the option wasn't given.

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

    Eddie takes a pop at Nigel

    Thread Starter: crossref

    https://www.walesonline.co.uk/sport/rugby/rugby-news/england-boss-eddie-jones-appears-17623023 Is that right, then , 91% home wins ?

    Last Post By: damo 10 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Flish

    Can't post

    Thread Starter: Flish

    If this works I look silly - however anyone else struggling to post / reply? I keep getting 500 errors? - - - Updated - - - Yep, I look silly! It was in the questions forum, don't think there was anything odd in the content - but it's not having it?!?

    Last Post By: Flish 17 Hours Ago Go to last post
    L'irlandais

    Saracens breaching salary cap, yet again.

    Thread Starter: L'irlandais

    Saracens face Premiership relegation if found to have breached salary cap again The defending champions received a 35-point deduction and a 5.3m fine in November, having broken the cap for the past three seasons. However, there is widespread belief they will once more struggle to get under the...

    Last Post By: L'irlandais 21 Hours Ago Go to last post