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    L'irlandais

    Folauís 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...

    Last Post By: crossref 34 Minutes 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: Ian_Cook 3 Hours Ago Go to last post
    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: Elpablo73 4 Hours Ago Go to last post
    dt79

    Tap and Go

    Thread Starter: dt79

    Hi All, Recently I refereed some youth matches and tap and go for a penalty was very common rather than kicking to touch. What I found was that some of the younger players would tap and go and run straight at retreating players. I understand the requirement for the opposing team to retreat...

    Last Post By: crossref 5 Hours Ago Go to last post
    dt79

    Red and Yellow Cards at Youth Level

    Thread Starter: dt79

    Are red and yellow cards readily used for youth rugby matches or do we try to avoid it at a junior level and opt more for warnings and awarding the penalties? In my very very limited experience from the weekend I saw a few high tackles but nothing outrageous, and an intentional knock-on but I...

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