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Daftmedic
10-09-14, 08:09
Line out
IRB clarification for teams choosing not to engage at the lineout
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if the defenders in the line out choose to not engage the line out drive by "leaving the line out as a group", PK to attacking team;
if the defenders in the line out choose to not engage the line out drive by simply opening up a gap & "creating space" & not leaving the line out, the following process would be followed:
- attackers would need to keep the ball with the front player, if they were to drive down-field (therefore play on, general play - defenders could either engage to form a maul, or tackle the ball carrier only);
- if they had immediately passed it back to the player at the rear of the "group", the referee would tell them to "use it" which they must do immediately...
- if they drove forward with the ball at the back (did not release the ball), the referee would award a scrum for "accidental offside" rather than PK for obstruction.
MEMORANDUM

i have a few comments but I will let you all pick at it first.

The Fat
10-09-14, 08:09
This is a gee up right?

Daftmedic
10-09-14, 08:09
Nope. Straight from HQ twickers. If I wasn't in my iPhone I would post the actual email.

It's as stupid as a possum with a mow hawk mate

crossref
10-09-14, 08:09
we have been discussing this since the first version of it appeared in July!
http://www.rugbyrefs.com/showthread.php?17929-LINEOUT-to-MAUL-–-DEFENCE

Daftmedic
10-09-14, 08:09
July you say?
and it's still a load of French Canadian.:shrug:

Simon Thomas
10-09-14, 09:09
July you say?
and it's still a load of French Canadian.:shrug:

As CrossRef said it came from IRB in early July and then RFU cascaded to private email distribution lists, from there out by CBs and Federations / Societies.

The Fat
10-09-14, 09:09
So is the ARU the only union to include videos with the memo to illustrate how to implement the new directives?

Lee Lifeson-Peart
10-09-14, 09:09
So is the ARU the only union to include videos with the memo to illustrate how to implement the new directives?

The ARU generally have more footage available of people cheating.

I believe the 4 DVD boxed set of Al Baxter's Scrummage Collapses is due out this Christmas.

:biggrin:

I got the e-mail via the usual cascade about 2 weeks ago - no videos just (poorly written) text.

Daftmedic
10-09-14, 10:09
Lol'd so much I weed

Phil E
10-09-14, 10:09
So you get a secret email, and immediately blab it to all and sundry!!!!!

Haven't you signed the official secrets act? :nono:

Browner
10-09-14, 10:09
So you get a secret email, and immediately blab it to all and sundry!!!!!

Haven't you signed the official secrets act? :nono:

The email must've been intercepted and been scrutinised by the secret service of all enemies , Hense why it took so long to finally arrive ..

Daftmedic
10-09-14, 11:09
There was no caveat on the publication. More fool them.