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    Published on 19-12-12 11:12     Number of Views: 4315 
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    The RFU Championship will trial the first ever use of “RefCam” in a live rugby union broadcast when Newcastle Falcons take on London Scottish this Sunday, December 23. Kick Off 3:15pm.

    Continuing to bring supporters closer to the action, the RFU Championship fixture will show live footage from a camera placed on the shirt of match referee Matt Carley, including close-ups of the scrum in particular. As well as increasing the viewing experience for supporters and helping them understand the role of the referee, RefCam will crucially provide a vehicle for referees further down the leagues to gain valuable insight into professional refereeing.

    Commenting on the new project Head of Professional Referee Development Ed Morrison said:

    “This is an exciting development and one that we’re excited to trial. Not only will it offer a new perspective for viewers but it will also provide us with an additional tool which can be utilised within the on-going development of our referees."

    Gus Williamson, Executive Producer, Sky Sports Rugby Union, also commented:

    “At Sky Sports we are always looking to introduce broadcast innovations that add depth to our coverage and this will certainly help viewers understand the decisions that referees make. We are excited about working with the RFU and we are confident that rugby viewers will be fascinated by this new way of watching the game.”

    Newcastle Falcons vs London Scottish, Sunday December 23, KO 315pm. Live on Sky Sports 3 HD.
    by Published on 17-12-12 17:12     Number of Views: 5123 
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    Improve your Game, Article 1.1 Preparing for your game.

    by Robert Burns

    This series of short articles aims to help you improve various aspects of your game by explaining the various aspects of the game into simple to understand information. In this the first of many, we look at preparing for your first ...
    by Published on 22-11-12 09:11     Number of Views: 6763 
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    The Australian Rugby Union Referees' Department has yesterday released the names of its Referee Team for 2013.

    Andrew Cole, the ARU National Referee Coach states that "There has been some changes for 2013 and while it’s exciting times for all, particularly to the debutants, Graham and Michael, congratulations to them ...
    by Published on 30-10-12 03:10     Number of Views: 12335 
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    I know it's not Rugby, but it's certainly about being a match official in a high pressure envoronment.

    In case you are unaware of the events, Mark Clattenburg, an experienced FA, UEFA & FIFA Referee has been accused by Chelsea of using innopropriate ...
    by Published on 15-10-12 06:10     Number of Views: 18563 
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    From SAReferees.com

    Following the confusion about the use of substitutes/replacements in the Pretoria Test when South Africa played Australia, the IRB has clarified the relevant law and issued a protocol for those in charge of the coming and going of players during a match.

    The problem in Pretoria revolved around the number of substitutes/replacements of front row players that resulted in the Australians' playing ...
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