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    Default Two catchers

    Green kick in open play

    Green and white players simultaneously jump to catch and both players get hold of the ball

    A maul immediately forms , which ends unsuccessfully

    Who puts in to the scrum ?

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    Default Re: Two catchers

    Nice one, CR.

    I won't spoil the fun.
    I, for one, like Roman numerals

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    Default Re: Two catchers

    Quote Originally Posted by crossref View Post

    Who puts in to the scrum ?
    Usually the #9, but any one player make take up that position

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    Default Re: Two catchers

    Yes it was correct decision ..
    To answer same , there is 2 bits of law knowledge required.

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    Default Re: Two catchers

    So no team had possession at the start of the maul? Then the team going forward in the maul, and if that doesn't decide it, the attacking team. If it was exactly on the halfway line with no movement, I'd be inclined to say Green.

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    Default Re: Two catchers

    I would say the attacking side.

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    So I think, the answer is white

    If green had caught it, it would be a white scrum
    If white had caught it, it would have been a white scrum

    So scrum white.

    Garces gave a scrum to attacking team, which happened to be white, so the correct result, for the wrong reason

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    Default Re: Two catchers

    wrong reason?

    awarded to attacking team (which is what Garces said) - which is white as the ball was in the green half?

    or is "attacking team" the incorrect call are you saying CR?

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    I am saying that it didn't matter which one had caught it, as bacause it was from a kick it made no difference ..either way it's a scrum white.

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    Default Re: Two catchers

    Quote Originally Posted by crossref View Post
    So I think, the answer is white

    If green had caught it, it would be a white scrum
    If white had caught it, it would have been a white scrum

    So scrum white.

    Garces gave a scrum to attacking team, which happened to be white, so the correct result, for the wrong reason
    You are forgetting that a Maul formed DIRECTLY from a catch has a slightly different result if it ends Unsuccessfully
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