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    Kick At Goal - Ball Over Top Of Post

    Thread Starter: jdeagro

    Could someone clarify and cite me the law that dictates if the goal is awarded when a kick taken for points goes directly over the top of the goal post. Is the goal awarded or not?

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    Any recommendations for where to live in Leicestershire?

    Thread Starter: Dixie

    So I'm thinking of retiring (from work, obviously - retired from reffing a while ago) and moving to Leicestershire. Location parameters are: Pretty village Energy efficient modern property Easy access to M1 North Good recreational facilities nearby Striking distance of Welford Road for...

    Last Post By: Phil E 1 Hour Ago Go to last post

    RFU Under 14 & Under 15 NRoP: Line out

    Thread Starter: chbg

    2 questions: 1. What is an 'Uncontested Lineout'? More specifically, when is the opposition allowed to re-start the contest? 2. Under 15 only: is lifting and supporting only permitted for the throwing in side (as there is 'no contest' for the ball)? (Not that I can any tactical point in...

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

    Scrum Penalties

    Thread Starter: SmeejDad

    Hi Chaps, Quick question on penalties at the scrum - what is the penalty awarded for when a team simply drives the opposing team back at the scrum? This happened at the scrum a number of times during a match I refereed last weekend and I had a sense that I should be awarding a penalty to the...

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

    Unfortunate turn of events

    Thread Starter: Norfolk_Ref

    So... Quite unusual turn of events today. I refereed a private school's game this morning and as I turned to run, my mouth was open (as I look gormless most of the time) and what flies in and stings me on the tongue?? A wasp! I should have also been refereeing this afternoon but had a...

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