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    crossref

    Stoppages after 80 mins

    Thread Starter: crossref

    One odd thing about the France v Wales 100 minute game : after the clock reached 80 minutes from then on it didn't stop for anything - for instance all through the prolonged discussions WB had with the 4th official the clock ran and ran. Same for subsequent injuries, same for the TMO inspection of...

    Last Post By: Elpablo73 40 Minutes Ago Go to last post
    bellnier

    Tripping?

    Thread Starter: bellnier

    Had a brain cramp on Saturday. Defender grabs ball carrier with both hands, stopping his advance, and then sweeps his leg across the ball carriers legs to bring him to ground. Ball carrier complained after that is was either illegal under 10.4(d) (I have always considered a 'trip' as being...

    Last Post By: Elpablo73 1 Hour Ago Go to last post
    DocY

    Ball emerging over the goal line

    Thread Starter: DocY

    Something another referee was telling me recently that seemed wrong: If the ball is at the back of a ruck and goes over the goal line, an attacking player can't dive on it because you can't dive on a ball as it emerges from a ruck. My first thoughts were "that's b******s", but other opinions...

    Last Post By: Decorily 1 Hour Ago Go to last post
    winchesterref

    Tackle?

    Thread Starter: winchesterref

    Bit of a rib tickler.

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

    Grounded Not grounded?

    Thread Starter: ChuckieB

    Today; Crusaders vs Western Force and the Crusaders try 26 minutes in (perhaps someone can help with access to the clip?) Grounded/Not grounded by the Force - seems to be getting a few people a bit hot under the collar! I was watching the game and I know my view but thought I would throw...

    Last Post By: ChuckieB 2 Hours Ago Go to last post
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