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  1. Re: AUSvGEO - Naisani YC - a reason for concern?

    I'm Irish but agreed on both the Yellow (Stockdale ducking into contact thus mitigation) and the Red (no mitigation).
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    Re: Wales quickly taken PK...

    In this case - and I see no difference between the elite game and we mortals out in the sticks - my feeling is that if the ref is happy with the kick then we play on.

    The important thing, I think,...
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    [INTERNATIONAL] Re: Kurtley beale - lucky to stay on the field?

    I didn't see the game but watched the condensed highlights on you tube. On first viewing I thought "hmm, that looks dodgy, Kurtley", and replays of the try certainly didn't change my initial gut...
  4. Thread: Samoa v USA

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    Re: Samoa v USA

    I have a couple of follow up questions if you don't mind.

    1 - where do you arrive at the conclusion that law 9.23 relates to players on the ground specifically?

    2 - why would you consider...
  5. Thread: Samoa v USA

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    Samoa v USA

    https://giphy.com/gifs/kick2-U7UdgaoRLahBZfs0Gj?utm_source=iframe&utm_medium=embed&utm_campaign=Embeds&utm_term=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.rugbydump.com%2Fnews%2Fnigel-owens-mistake-costs-samoa-big-time-in-pac...
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    Re: Vanishing Foam

    This one of Barrett's: I'm torn between admiring the audacity, fuming at the obvious cheating and wondering why the ref turned his back and lost the mark. To my mind he should have either taken...
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    [Line out] Re: Fiji-Japan linouts inside the field of play

    If the AR and ref miss the position of the hooker's feet, then that's that. If it is seen, a quick warning should put that one to bed.

    I make a point of scanning whoever takes PKs directly from...
  8. Thread: Samoa v Tonga

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    Samoa v Tonga

    We've probably all seen pictures from the game. Would you have allowed the game to go ahead if it was your call?

    Do you think pressure was applied since the schedule of the Pacific Nations Cup was...
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    Re: retaken conversion

    With respect, and now we have an Englishman, a New Zealander and and Irishman in this non-joke, it's not at all plain language. I can see both sides of the argument, so that has to tell you it's not...
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    Re: retaken conversion

    I agree with Ian_Cook about the law, it's neither pro or contra, open to interpretation so no mistake on your part in my opinion.

    As for your second question: you were absolutely correct to allow...
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    [Line out] Re: Crusaders doing what they do best

    Instead of names, could you give us numbers and what they've done in your opinion?
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    Re: IRE v FRA: to card or not to card?

    I thought he did some things very well but indeed I also had my doubts about the number of offences in really strong attacking positions for Ireland and the lack of a card until very late in the game.
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    [6N] Re: IRE - FRA YC when playing advantage?

    Hmmm, it's a very interesting point you raise here.

    We often see this happening in the situation whereby the ref awards the Penalty Try, but when the try is scored in open play we more than often...
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    [Scrum] Re: Sanction for not using it at the Scrum

    I would say that players have had long enough to get used to the 'use it' call and know the sanction will come.

    So in my humble one, a single call of use it, followed by the stipulated 5-second...
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    IRE v FRA: to card or not to card?

    It was an eventful game alright, so I'd like to put another discussion point on yesterday's game out there.

    I don't have a time on the game, it was near the end of the first half, but I think with...
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    Re: IRE-FRA - double movement?

    That was my initial thought on seeing it live, I was in fact worried the try would not stand.

    But on the slo-mo replay I don't think Best wasn't held sufficiently on the ground and got up...
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    [Law] Re: Wales England playing ball on ground

    Yes and guess what, it happened in my game today. Ball carrier tackled, ruck formed and then a ball carrier's teammate accidently kicks the ball out of the ruck. Before the oppostion could pick up...
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    [Law] Re: Wales England playing ball on ground

    My thoughts exactly. It won't happen in a game I ref, if I see it!!
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    Re: Eng vs Aus - Farell ‘Tackle’

    A definite PK for that shoulder by Farrell. Is the 'beam-me-up Scotty' process still in place?

    If so then we're looking at a penalty try and wedge of cheese for 10mins as well.

    Since when is...
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    Ireland v AllBlacks #2

    Ok this time without the silly accusations of bias so we can discuss a couple of things.

    I thought Mr Barnes was lenient towards the AllBlacks in the first half, his warning could have come...
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    Re: early Xmas present for Eddie

    I read that the ref - and plenty of the twitterati - were convinced there was enough of a wrap to make it a tackle.

    But from what I've seen there is no attempt at a wrap from his leading right-arm...
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    [Line out] Re: Non engagement at Line Out

    And to add to the confusion, the guidance in the Netherlands is to award a PK and not a scrum when the ball is at the back and the 'maul' makes contact with an opponent...
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    [Law] Re: Dummy Touch Down

    I'd have no qualms giving the 22-drop and I'd make sure the player knows that whilst his attempt was cheeky we won't allow anything that contravenes the spirit of the game - said with a smile on my...
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    [Law] Re: Red card or not

    Referee sees it as an elbow to the throat, which is well above the nipple line obviously, and thus as dangerous play warranting a Red. I have no issue with that.

    Yes, the 'tackle' attempted by the...
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    Re: Morriarty Red (Argentina Vs Wales)

    Player, off the ball, has an opponent around the neck. The AR runs onto the pitch and tells him 3 times to release, which he ignores.

    That's red every time for me.
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