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  1. Thread: Offside by QTI

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    [Line out] Re: Offside by QTI

    To a alrge degree this is unintended consequences at play.

    I agree that the ball is dead. Play has finished. Offsides etc no longer exist.

    In the bad old days when QTIs hardly ever happened...
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    [Law] Re: Penalties and keeping track of them

    Im with AC on this really. I also get "why" its done. Conxeding 3 points for a "hard line" PK in the opening minute is just as important as overall gakme context as conceding 3 points in the last...
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    Re: booing & Barbarians

    it used to be played in the pre match band entertainment thingy. No idea if they stifll do as its been years since I last went to twickenham.

    didds
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    Re: booing & Barbarians

    TRUE!

    - - - Updated - - -

    Im just... stunned... that ANYBODY incolved in this decsion ever thouht that was even vaguely... logical?

    didds
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    Re: booing & Barbarians

    Im not doubting you Marc - but that's just the most pathetic "reason" and frankly illogical. FFS.

    didds
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    Re: booing & Barbarians

    Now we've got the internicene nickering over with,does anybody actually know whose bright idea it was to play GSTQ allegedly as the Baa-Baas anthem at Cardiff?

    didds
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    Re: booing & Barbarians

    FTFY


    Unless of course that garden is at sea.
    didds
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    Re: booing & Barbarians

    its a pretty bizarre "joke" if it was! LOL.

    didds
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    Re: booing & Barbarians

    que? why?

    There's no reference to the UK/United Kingdon in the words to GSRQ(/K) ?

    its a bit of a dirge, and the rather embarrasing last verse woud see it banned from a Radio 1 playlist these...
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    [Ruck] Re: Off Feet at a ruck (pile ups)

    well, in THEORY if no-one is ever in contact OVER the ball then there is no ruck and no offside lines etc - and also no limit on players entering the area then! So a player could step in and just...
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    [Ruck] Re: Off Feet at a ruck (pile ups)

    Im sure LLP has the correct URLs but as a side note when i click on the links I just get put on the entry page for WR laws page. Ive noticed this before. I must be a "feature" of their website...
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    [Ruck] Re: Off Feet at a ruck (pile ups)

    AIUI refs signal is like a plane landing - arm/hand goes form (say) shoulder height to waist height in a diaginal motion.

    as for stopping the kids form doing it... this is a coahcing question and...
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    [Tackle] Re: Open play, non-maul

    well its either dangerous play (general PK) or its not.

    Or my other solution earlier - blow to stop the game, explain you could spot something dangerous but not illegal developing, and award a...
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    [Tackle] Re: Open play, non-maul

    Out in interest is this now illegal ? I was doing this 20 years (and longer) ago and never pinged??

    didds
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    [Tackle] Re: Open play, non-maul

    Irishref said in his OP

    "Ball at the front in the hands of the second row."

    didds
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    [Tackle] Re: Open play, non-maul

    @Irishref... purely out of interest is there any way to raise a query in your society to see if anybody else has come across this tactic from Red before? ie is it a standard ploy they use...
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    [Tackle] Re: Open play, non-maul

    I suppose there is always the option to blow the whistle, say it just looks dangerous and award red the scrum (going forwards/in possession eat the time etc). IF you didnt want to go down the...
  18. Thread: Offside by QTI

    by didds
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    [Line out] Re: Offside by QTI

    Zombie ball...
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    [Tackle] Re: Open play, non-maul

    cue 300 post debate about what is or is not a flying wedge and what it was historically and where on the pitch it happens etc etc etc (CF the previous 200 similar threads).

    didds
  20. Thread: Kick off not 10.

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    [Scrum] Re: Kick off not 10.

    I have sympathies with the incompetence thing, but tbh if its eg the #10 that has failed so many tiems I think it would be reasonable to suggest to the skipper he finds somebody else to try. Id be...
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    [Law] Re: Law 12.6 Kick off

    yeah - not overly difficult. Keep the chest over the ball at impact and "stub" the kick with the instep hitting the ball half way up - ish not near the lower point.

    done with a running team mate...
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    [Law] Re: Law 12.6 Kick off

    award the try. ball crossed the 10m line before being played.

    didds
  23. [Law] Re: New Urban Myth - Only a prop can take a knee!

    but that is presumably true of the previous scrums that ended up as a FK/PK ?

    didds
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    Re: When is the ball out?

    male seeks female?
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    [Law] Re: Offside oddities #2

    or the law about not entering the playing area without the referee's permission thing?

    I once saw a German ref PK a receiver at the game start kick off fro starting outside touch and running...
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