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    Jz558

    who’d be a referee

    Thread Starter: Jz558

    To come straight to the point I don’t think this has been a good week for the 6 Nations or rugby in general. Whether it was Matt Carley in Cardiff or Jaco Peyper at Twickenham, the level of abuse has been unacceptable. We long ago lost the moral high ground but if referees are being spoken to by...

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    L'irlandais

    Folau’s online comments have taken a turn for the worse.

    Thread Starter: L'irlandais

    APF article carried by a.n. Other online site SYDNEY (AFP) - Sacked Wallabies rugby star Israel Folau Monday (Nov 18) sparked outrage by suggesting destructive bushfires and drought ravaging Australia were "God's judgement" for the legalisation of same-sex marriage and abortion. The devout...

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    timmad

    Henshaw on May

    Thread Starter: timmad

    England v Ireland 65 mins. Jonny May makes a break down the right wing. As he approached the 22 he kicks ahead and then is clattered by Henshaw. Peyper sees nothing wrong. Was it obstruction by Henshaw or was he in the process of making a tackle as May kicked? Did Henshaw use his arms in the...

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

    Wales v France - Did the ref bottle it?

    Thread Starter: belladonna

    1. France slap-down a Wales pass near the French try line - scrum only. Did the ref bottle the call? 2. Wales scrum advancing rapidly over the French 5m line, wheels and splinters and France get penalised and yellow carded - but no PT?!? Did the ref bottle the call?

    Last Post By: Phil E 4 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Novice

    Offside line for 9 at uncontested scrums

    Thread Starter: Novice

    Refereeing a game today, uncontested scrums from the start (one side didn’t have experienced front row). After the game, it was pointed out that the offside line for the 9 is the tunnel at an uncontested scrum - I was playing the ‘normal’ laws (offside line is the ball). I’ve searched World...

    Last Post By: Phil E 11 Hours Ago Go to last post