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  1. Thread: the Chiefs

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    Re: the Chiefs

    Hard to view the Waikato team as appropriation given a) they are based in the country of said Chiefs' origins, b) a substantial part of the fan base can claim some Maori heritage, c) many players...
  2. Thread: swing low

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    Re: swing low

    This is the American Way! How else can anybody explain flat earthers, preppers, birthers, anti-vaxxers, false flaggers, moon landing hoaxers, controlled demolitioners, etc., etc. And now...
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    Re: accidentally taking a free kick

    This and other similar ploys are presumably the reason for law 21.11:
    The ball must be kicked a visible distance. If the kicker is holding it, it must clearly leave the hands. If it is on the...
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    Re: cross code "test"

    This sounds like an all-round terrible idea.
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    Re: cross code "test"

    Meh. No real interest from me. I don't see the fascination of this kind of game.
  6. Thread: swing low

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    Re: swing low

    I am as sceptical of these claims as I am of those who claim they had coronavirus last October.



    Look, I'm not trying to take offence on someone else's behalf, but that seems like a pretty...
  7. Thread: swing low

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    Re: swing low

    It’s a slave song that found its way into rugby by being sung by majority white fans at black wingers scoring for their majority white team. If nobody sees any problems with that, well...

    (FWIW,...
  8. Thread: BoP Laws exam

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    [Law] Re: BoP Laws exam

    88 for me. I agree there were a couple of poorly worded questions that I found hard to visualise happening in real life. One I got wrong because it was a "gotcha" - had a technical basis in law, but...
  9. Re: a good example of the momentum "forward pass"

    Is this outside the TMO protocol for league? A match-changing decision must surely be worthy of review...
  10. [Law] Re: World Rugby announces law amendment relating to scoring against the post protecto

    Quite surprised in both cases that it wasn't a penalty - easily justified as an act that is "reckless or dangerous to others" under Law 9.11. Given they both interrupted a dominant attacking move, I...
  11. [Law] Re: World Rugby announces law amendment relating to scoring against the post protecto

    Not really surprising given a) the fatness of modern-day post protectors vs when the law was first written and b) this season’s antics of several defending teams lifting them up or ripping them off...
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    Re: Covid-19 Returning to play in Sept?

    Interesting scenarios - micro-leagues not very far from my round robin idea in post #9.

    What's TaB? And what difference does it make to the scheduling?
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    Re: Covid-19 Returning to play in Sept?

    With my life scientist hat on, all proposals - rugby or otherwise - for a "COVID-19 passport" are worthless until a) we are certain that recovery implies immunity and b) we have a reliable antibody...
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    Re: Covid-19 Returning to play in Sept?

    At this point, I think real leadership from the RFU would be admitting that competitive community rugby should only start in January, and planning for a round robin half-season, instead of a full...
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    Re: Mornington Croissant

    Ugh, Line 13. Tant pis!

    Saint-Lazare
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    Re: Mornington Crescent

    King's Cross is it? You're right, there is only one choice!
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    Re: Mornington Crescent

    Honestly, crossref, you can’t go all legal literalist and then over look something as basic as LIFO for being in Nidd! I said very clearly at the start that this was Cambridge Standard! Tsk tsk.
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  18. Thread: FizzBuzz

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    Re: FizzBuzz

    Er... Fizz.

    I think. :shrug:
  19. Thread: FizzBuzz

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    Re: FizzBuzz

    Three

    (?)
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    Re: Mornington Crescent

    From Richmond, I'll play a Back Hand and take us to Leicester Square.

    (And I think you'll find Ellis's spheroid was prolate. If I'm being picky, I could deduct you a mark.)
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    Mornington Crescent

    Right, a simple one so the newbies can get involved too. Since the network is largely suspended, we'll play the Cambridge Standard Rules, with broken escalators as wild.

    I'll start: Chalfont &...
  22. [6N] Re: Eng v Wal: Courtney Lawes charged for making a dangerous tackle

    Lawes draws back his left arm immediately before contact. As soon as he does that, he's in trouble - it guarantees the hit will be shoulder-first, with virtually no likelihood of completing a wrap.
  23. [Law] Re: England Women vs Wales Women - player off feet playing ball

    With red-tinted specs, that’s a penalty. Definitely not a PT. Maybe a YC - could accept either way, depending on wider tone of the match.
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    Re: Can anyone help please?

    These letter piles don’t always make the correct order very clear - just look at the Barbarians FC badge. Could it possibly be “OTRC”, as in “Old T-something-ians Rugby Club”?
  25. [Law] Re: Contact with head, with force, no arms... ? Sco v Fra

    First time I've seen this (didn't get to watch the match live), and I have to agree that it doesn't look great!

    I think "no arms" is a harsh assessment though - I saw it as trying to wrap, but...
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