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    oliver

    Removal of post-protector mid-game

    Thread Starter: oliver

    Here's one I've never seen before. In the Bay of Plenty v Counties Manukau game this weekend, BOP are attacking the CM line. One of the CM players removes the post-protector (let's assume he just wanted to defend the line more easily and it wasn't a more cynical removal). The referee immediately...

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    Christy

    Northamptpn v clermont

    Thread Starter: Christy

    Approx 36 mins into game ,,hartley goes to bin . From northampton Northampton scrums still contested .& next 2 scrums northampton only put 7 into scrum ( new laws state 8 ) Next scrum they put in 8 players & Scrum after that , they are back to 7 . What is going on here .

    Last Post By: Christy 1 Hour Ago Go to last post
    ChrisR

    Best & worst

    Thread Starter: ChrisR

    After expressing my concern that the Laws are not in good hands (another thread) I started thinking of the law changes in the past that I thought were improvements or detriments to the game. Here are my two favorite improvements: Lifting in the lineout. A vast improvement over an unruly mess....

    Last Post By: chbg 5 Hours Ago Go to last post
    WombleRef

    Penalty Try awarded right at the end of play.

    Thread Starter: WombleRef

    Purple v Black. Black with 15 seconds to go are 32-22 up. Purple 10 makes a break and goes over the line, only for Black 7 to smash into him dangerously high and knock the ball on, What would you do? I awarded the penalty try to make it 32-29 to Black and then called full time as my watch...

    Last Post By: chbg 5 Hours Ago Go to last post
    Shelflife

    Primary duties

    Thread Starter: Shelflife

    I was AR in a game recently, a few levels above my reffing level. Red 14 had the ball inside the blue 22 and kicked ahead down the touchline, red 15 jumps to block the kick and deliberately IMO moves his body (leg) to impede Red 14 who goes to ground. I flag the incident and look back to...

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