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    [Tackle] Re: Hand off contacts with throat

    I think it is a worthy question and could be deemed dangerous play. Maybe one of those 'you'll know it when you see it" calls?
  2. Thread: Medium Force

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    Re: Medium Force

    I got the wrong man.
    Red.
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    Re: Medium Force

    Would like to see real-time speed but (at risk of lighting blue-touch paper...) could it be more face-to-shoulder, than shoulder-to-face...
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    Re: Keith earls first try

    In what way is Blue 9 offside?
  5. Thread: Law Quiz

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    [Law] Re: Law Quiz

    I had it this season (L10) where a huge 2nd row was charging down a small 10, who stopped his run dead, had wide rabbit eyes as it was clear he didn't have a clue what as happening. I have to admit...
  6. [Tackle] Re: Wales vs England - Liam Williams going to ground to avoid tackle

    When I am on the sofa, this appears to be one of my key skills..... according to Mrs. W. :biggrin:
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    Re: NO on forward pasess

    Oh, FFS!

    Can the unladen African swallow have negative velocity compared to the European?
  8. [Tackle] Re: Wales vs England - Liam Williams going to ground to avoid tackle

    First offence - as per Menace post#24

    (Thanks to Didds for the video link - Did folks notice just how long Peyper spent looking at the AR for confirmation on this rather than watching the...
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    Re: NO on forward pasess

    Barnsey mentioned the forward past thing in the podcast that was mentioned on here a few weeks ago referring to referee-TMO interactions.

    The example was Slade's try against Ireland (from 3:07...
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    Re: NO on forward pasess

    If a train leaves Cardiff for Twickenham at 3pm travelling at 50mph and another leaves Twickenham at 4:30pm travelling at 75mph....
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    Re: IRE v FRA: to card or not to card?

    I thought the ref got it correct, as well. The French player got up off the ground - actually looking a little groggy - and started wandering back towards his off side line. After maybe only a...
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    Ben Ryan - Guardian article

    In the latest of Ben Ryan's columns for the Grauniad he discusses England's lack of ability to change tactics against Wales. His basic tenet is that they don't feel safe enough to take enough...
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    [Law] Re: another indadvertant touchdown

    ...and a little later on at 79:10mins, Bath get a penalty on their own 5m line. Priestland asks if he can opt for a shot at goal - presumably to mop up the remaining time - and then kick the ball to...
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    Re: offside after knock on

    If Green 7 was close enough to get to the knocked-on ball before Blue, then it is unlikely that any advantage would have accrued had he not played the ball - as he would have been close enough to...
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    Poll: [Ruck] Re: Is the ball out?

    I am not sure why "out" matters when there is a tacked player on the ground and no-one over him.



    I think that is the point - he came around the edge and not through the middle.

    - - -...
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    Poll: [Ruck] Re: Is the ball out?

    In that situation why can't white can enter the tackle area from the direction of their own goal line (through "the gate"), not creating a ruck - because there is no red player to create a ruck with,...
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    Poll: [Ruck] Re: Is the ball out?

    Would it be different if it were a foot rather than a hand? Or if the hand were hovering above the ball? One view could be that the red player is not holding the ball in the sense of he is not 'not...
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    Poll: [Ruck] Re: Is the ball out?

    Eventually some white player will touch the red players on their feet and over the ball, hence forming a ruck and allowing us to say "Use it". Whilst I am a fan of people using laws to their...
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    Poll: [Ruck] Re: Is the ball out?

    But just for clarity, Didds, we are talking about your stills in the OP and not the actual Wal v Eng match situation as still B has been, umm, adjusted...

    A - not out.
    B - out (probably)
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    [Line out] Re: Lineout thoughts ...

    11.7 - Penalty
    :D

    (edit: wot Pinky said...)
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    [Tackle] High Tackle on kicker

    Law 9.25 : A player must not intentionally charge or obstruct an opponent who has just kicked the ball.
    Sanction: Penalty. The non-offending team chooses to take the penalty either: At the place of...
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    [Law] Re: Advantage after a PT offence

    Why is ", or scored in a more advantageous position" still present in 8.3?
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    Re: 2018 Focus Areas - full version

    At Kent's pre-season meeting Luke Pearce swished through these at some pace, just for our awareness. We were later informed by t'committee that these guidance's were for Premiership only and us mere...
  24. [Line out] Re: Law 18.12. Teams form the lineout without delay. Sanction: Free-kick. How Long, H

    Last year I played in between Christmas and New Year within-club friendly. After about 50 minutes, when the initial enthusiasm had worn off, we had a penalty and kicked to touch. I managed to get...
  25. Thread: 2016 Laws

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    [Law] Re: 2016 Laws

    From 1868

    21. Holding and throttling is disallowed.
    22. Sneaking in opponents’ goal is discountenanced.

    Love it !!!
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