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  • crossref's Avatar
    3 Hours Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    They don't guarantee consistency, but they must improve it
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  • SimonSmith's Avatar
    9 Hours Ago
    SimonSmith replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    GMGs produce theoretical consistency, not practical.
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  • crossref's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    yes - although that seems to be exactly what happens in elite rugby where the touchline official seem to let a player on without fanfare or warning...
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  • Balones's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Balones replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    Not sure I’m happy with that situation although I do have some empathy with the idea. I’d want everyone to know that the player is returning and not...
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  • crossref's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    i wish the RFU would develop game management gudielines, I think they are a great idea to prodcue consistency withn the Laws. This grey area is...
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  • Balones's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Balones replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    That’s really the point I’m making. All I can say is that WR says it us up to the ref, and it is that that annoys the coaches.
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  • Dickie E's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Dickie E replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    Well, you shouldn't do that then. What you should say is "yes, your team were awarded a penalty and chose not to take a QT. Their YC'd player had...
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  • Dickie E's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Dickie E replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    I agree. And this is what the clarification is trying to tell us to do. Technically, the ref can blow time off but just waving player on is OK.
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  • thepercy's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    thepercy replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    Seemingly this would be easy to put in a handy chart in the Law Application Guidelines, or as part of each Unions (the ones that have them) Game...
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  • Balones's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Balones replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    That’s what I said earlier in the thread about the situation observed in the 6 Nations and surmised that it was the reason behind the request for...
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  • crossref's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    the WR clarification is not even useful at elite level because - AIUI - players come on and off the field supervised by the officials, not by the...
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  • Balones's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Balones replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    Thepercy - What you outline, and suggested by others, is what I believe the procedure should be and what I have advised referees since the 2-2007...
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  • crossref's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    yes - you need to balance the non-offending team's right to go quickly, with the YC player's right to come back on. scenario - blue have a...
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  • thepercy's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    thepercy replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    For me, if its REDs prerogative to play the ball, Red can request the sub, affectively asking for the referee to make the ball dead. Then the referee...
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  • Balones's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    Balones replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    You are right didds. I was going to tell the story about a YC four years ago which lasted 20 mins and 17 seconds. This arose because eleven minutes...
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  • crossref's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    i agree - I remember going to a talk with Wayne Barnes once - I think the quesiton was about bringing a player back on while the QTI was still a...
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  • didds's Avatar
    1 Day Ago
    didds replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    and here's a thought... a YC is for ten minutes. so notwithstanding waiting as per the above for 10 minutes to actually pass etc ... it equally...
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  • crossref's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    well that's the nub of this isn't it -- when you blow whistle for PK ball is still alive (as they can quick tap). The ball only goes properly dead...
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  • Rich_NL's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rich_NL replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    Yep, that's the point the ball went "dead".
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  • Rich_NL's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rich_NL replied to a thread [In-goal] 6.11.A in In-Goal Forum
    Haha, I was the biggest of the three, ex second rower here. No-one was injured!
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  • crossref's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [In-goal] 6.11.A in In-Goal Forum
    bet that hurt !
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  • Jz558's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Jz558 replied to a thread [In-goal] 6.11.A in In-Goal Forum
    At my level it's much more likely to be a discarded tackle bag, drinks bottle holder, dog walker, dog without walker, stray child or other team...
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  • crossref's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    that's an interesting one, though. If they think for 15s and then ask to make a substitution, you'll say yes and stop the clock at 10.05. And then...
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  • Rich_NL's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rich_NL replied to a thread [In-goal] 6.11.A in In-Goal Forum
    I did it once early in my reffing days, 5m penalty and I was badly positioned. Defending player accidentally ran into me, knocked me into the...
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  • Rich_NL's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rich_NL replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    If it's your penalty, you can make the choice. If a YC is 9'50 in when the penalty is given, he can't come back on. If it's 10'10 he can, and play...
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  • crossref's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    crossref replied to a thread [In-goal] 6.11.A in In-Goal Forum
    these things are so rare anyway- I can't remember ever colliding with a player in goal. It's hard to think how it would most likely happen?
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  • Rich_NL's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rich_NL replied to a thread Watyagonnado in What's the decision?
    Haha, never mind making it into the 22 for a score, I think he just about made it over the halfway line!
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  • Rich_NL's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rich_NL replied to a thread Watyagonnado in What's the decision?
    Blow up as soon as the ball looks to be heading for the injured player - I don't want people racing in with their eyes on the ball when there are...
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  • Phil E's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Phil E replied to a thread [Law] Clarification 1 "021 in Law Changes
    I seem to be going along with everyone else. If it's your penalty and you don't take the quick tap then you can make substitutions, bring on YC...
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  • Rich_NL's Avatar
    2 Days Ago
    Rich_NL replied to a thread [In-goal] 6.11.A in In-Goal Forum
    Taking the ball back into your own in-goal is always a risk; it's not the ball carrier's fault if the other team have great line speed and tackle...
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