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    KML1

    6 Nations launch event - questions for coaches/captains

    Thread Starter: KML1

    Hi everyone - am going to the media launch of the 6 Nations tomorrow and will have a chance to ask qs of the captains and coaches of the mens and womens teams in the two competitions. What would you like me to ask them (from a refereeing perspective!)? ...

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    Dickie E

    unsuccessful maul restart

    Thread Starter: Dickie E

    Chaps & Chapesses, under the 2019 laws it is not crystal to me what the restart is under the following scenarios. Hopefully someone can give me the definitive answer (of course, quoting relevant law): 1. Blue ball carrier takes ball into contact, maul forms and maul becomes unplayable & ends...

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    Flish

    Managing an overly dominant scum

    Thread Starter: Flish

    My game on Saturday, Level 9, red turn up with 15 and blue have regulation 5 subs of which 3 are FR. Scrums are a bit messy, not straight, wheeling, blue generally in ascendance so red trying to get the ball out quick, but I'm not penalising, just resetting, had a word with blue loose head as a...

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    crossref

    Collapsing Rucks

    Thread Starter: crossref

    Given that the Law says you can't collapse a ruck, and you must endeavour to stay on your feet, why do we allow players to perform judo rolls and similar, where you take both your opponent and yourself to ground ? That's the question Ben Ryan asks Nigel Owens .. who doesnt half waffle on in...

    Last Post By: WoodyOne 6 Hours Ago Go to last post
    oliver

    TWOL and "using it"

    Thread Starter: oliver

    In the Munster vs Exeter game, Exeter set up what looked like a tackle with offside lines to create a situation for the 9 to clear. https://i.imgur.com/rEPS3BY.jpg If this was a ruck, the referee could call use it (as it's been clearly won by Blue) and give them 5 seconds to use it. However,...

    Last Post By: crossref 7 Hours Ago Go to last post