The IRB has addressed this issue in a couple of Clarifications (2006) and one Law change (2012). Briefly, tights are not appropriate wear for rugby because they negatively affect the ability of a tackler to grasp the legs of a ball carrier. People have tried to get around this by claiming tights are “underwear” or […]
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Ladies and Gentlemen, What do you make of the following incident (note, a penalty has already been called)? How would you manage? Is there a second penalty? If so, what’s the law?
Here’s an open question for discussion. Based on what you see here, how would you manage this? What’s the call?