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    ctrainor

    New scrum law- no signal from the referee?

    Thread Starter: ctrainor

    Law 20.5 & 20.5 (d) 5 No signal from referee. The scrum-half must throw the ball in straight, but is allowed to align their shoulder on the middle line of the scrum, therefore allowing them to stand a shoulder width towards their own side of the middle line. Rationale: To promote scrum stability,...

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    didds

    New Laws : 8 in a scrum

    Thread Starter: didds

    This got touched on in another thread but to clear the wheat from the chaff here's a separate query: The new law trials for 2017/18 include 3.6 Number of Players The Team Uncontested scrums as a result of a sending off, temporary suspension or injury must be played with eight players per...

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    didds

    Sneaky QTI

    Thread Starter: didds

    Anybody else notice this nicely sneaky QTI "move" last saturday by the MAB? They did it twice (not sure when the other instance is) so I do think its pre-planned, or at least pre-considered. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqNGshZBhJg&feature=youtu.be&t=2860 MAB catches ball in touch,...

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    CrouchTPEngage

    New scrum half kit

    Thread Starter: CrouchTPEngage

    New law mentions 'shoulders width' that a SH can stand nearer his side od the scrum. How long before we see SH wearing these 80s fashion essentials ? Whose shoulders should we take as the measurement?

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    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: Ian_Cook 10 Hours Ago Go to last post