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  1. [Law] Re: When and why the intentional knock-on rule was added to the rugby laws?

    Regarding the history part of the question, back in the 1970s there was no "deliberate knock on" as we currently understand it - and if a defender knocked on when trying to intercept the last pass to...
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    Re: France Vs Wales

    Now there's a sentence that could be taken out of context :wink::biggrin::D
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    [6N] Re: Rolling on the ground - Owen Farrell

    Good point didds - and yes, Sam W does seem to be able to see things from both sides, which is lovely.
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    Re: France Vs Wales

    I'm with Nigel Owens on this:

    1. The PT was nailed on, 7 points to Wales and YC to France.
    2. Liam Williams was a non-penalty, so no 2nd YC for Wales
    3. The penalty against Wales No 10 for high...
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    Re: France Vs Wales

    Just watched it again, and to be fair it looks better than at first viewing.

    Although straight off feet - and LP immediately extends the arm.

    And, it's the same player who gets red carded for...
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    Re: France Vs Wales

    To be fair though, those two blue defenders hadn't had any effect up to that point in stopping the maul. So unless red tripped up over their own bootlaces it's hard to see any probable outcome apart...
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    Re: France Vs Wales

    Very well managed, and clear and calm communication.

    Couple of calls I didn't really understand... No PT for a driving maul going at pace pulled down 5m out... and in the dying minutes just before...
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    [6N] Rolling on the ground - Owen Farrell

    Owen Farrell was penalised for rolling on the ground with the ball just before half time in the match today vs Ireland (about 39 mins on the clock).

    Commentators seemed to think it was harsh as...
  9. Re: Liam Williams' ctions around 15:53 (game time) in Italy Vs Wales game

    Naughty, yes. "Accidentally on purpose."
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    [6N] Re: Jalibert non-try

    Thanks DocY - for me it looks as if white has knocked the hand or forearm of blue, rather than the ball, and then blue drops the ball onto his knee, and it bounces dead. The article seems completely...
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    [6N] Re: Jalibert non-try

    Thanks for the video link. Seems to me any contact Curry has with the blue player is incidental, and is not material to the tackle. He doesn't grasp him (wrap arms) so much as steady himself ready to...
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    [6N] Re: Jalibert non-try

    Ah OK yes, thanks CR, that would make more sense. It seems harsh - and counter-intuitive - for the article to try and argue that you can't slap away a potential try just because you're an inch from...
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    [6N] Re: Jalibert non-try

    The article was saying that the logic of "if there is no realistic chance of regathering it is a penalty" should apply to a knock into touch/dbl just as it does in a knock-on. I'm not sure I see the...
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    [Law] Re: Exeter Quins

    Thanks for the video link Dickie, now I can see what the OP is talking about!

    I agree with you about it not being a penalty as the player attempting to bring the ball under control is liable to be...
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    Re: England v France

    :hap::hap::hap:
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    Re: England v France

    Did anyone spot the blade of grass the ball must have touched in the Maroe Itoje try? I was being distracted at the time so might have missed a replay, but I gather from the commentator there were...
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    Re: England v France

    Wondered the exact same thing!
  18. [6N] Italy v Wales massive refereeing controversy

    Great game by Wayne Barnes. I really liked his way of saying how everything was, it made,it all so clear. I don't think there was one decision where I was left thinking "huh?"
  19. Re: England v France massive refereeing controversy

    You said it, Zebra. Thank you.

    It's not weak to cry, in fact the opposite.
  20. Re: Wales vs Eng - Knock on and Time back on after asking captain to speak to players

    Not sure where we got to with the whistle blowing for time back on, but PG *did* blow the whistle to signal time back on.
    https://youtu.be/K6rIMLowoJI?t=228

    About the claim that the tee was on...
  21. Re: Wales vs Eng - Knock on and Time back on after asking captain to speak to players

    How do you square this with the two examples given in Pedro's video (well, not his video, lol, but the one he linked to) - both in internationals - where in one case the offending captain is given no...
  22. Re: Wales vs Eng - Knock on and Time back on after asking captain to speak to players

    So what do you think the ref should have done, after giving England 10 seconds (ish) warning that time was going back on?
  23. Re: Wales vs Eng - Knock on and Time back on after asking captain to speak to players

    Exactly! What the TV replays don't show, is PG heading towards the England huddle and pointing at his watch to say hey, time is going on in a few seconds. Some of the England players didn't take the...
  24. Re: Wales vs Eng - Knock on and Time back on after asking captain to speak to players

    So, England had almost 10 seconds to reset after their huddle was over.
    Surely that's more than enough?
  25. Re: Wales vs Eng - Knock on and Time back on after asking captain to speak to players

    Seems like discussion has been around for a while...
    http://www.rugbyrefs.com/archive/index.php/t-17273.html
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