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    Penalty Kick at Goal Rules

    Thread Starter: The Rugby Room

    When a team receives a penalty and elects to kick for goal, I'm interested in what happens if the decide to do something unconventional. I see several reasons a team may want to do this occassionally, most crucially in wasting time but still gaining territory (i.e. you're down to 14 due to a...

    Last Post By: chbg 32 Minutes Ago Go to last post
    CrouchTPEngage

    PK Shot at goal and arrival of kicking tee. What would you do ?

    Thread Starter: CrouchTPEngage

    Recent colts game I reffed. Will tell you what I did later. Final 6 minutes of game. Red v Blue. Red are leading 19-15. I award Blue a PK , 22 metres from goal about 20 metres in from touch. So, we have a kickable penalty. But Blue are 4 points behind. I make the mark, look over at blue captain...

    Last Post By: chbg 34 Minutes Ago Go to last post
    crossref

    How are the RWC refs doing so far ?

    Thread Starter: crossref

    Wayne Barnes and Paul Williams up Everyone else down ? https://www.thesouthafrican.com/sport/poor-refereeing-spoils-day-two-of-rugby-world-cup/

    Last Post By: crossref 41 Minutes Ago Go to last post
    kgmat10

    Clock

    Thread Starter: kgmat10

    Is there a specific law that says the referee stops the clock when issuing a card? In every match I’ve watched, you see the ref blow their whistle, signal a penalty, raise their hands to signify time off, and then call on captain and offending player to issue the card.....but I can't find a...

    Last Post By: crossref 51 Minutes Ago Go to last post
    MyLarney

    Beast tip tackle!

    Thread Starter: MyLarney

    One feels for Beast! No it is never excusable to go through the horizontal on a tackle and he was fortunate. A red wouldn’t have been completely out of place. But Beast is 6ft, Etzebeth 6ft8” etc the Springbok pack would have been told to get very low on the tackle as any contact to the head could...

    Last Post By: belladonna 1 Hour Ago Go to last post