Question re: Offside from a kick

This question was taken from RugbyRefs.com – red #10 is on his own 22m line as he kicks ahead – his winger, #14, right over in the tramlines is 3m in front of the kicker, but disregards this and chases after the ball – blue full back collects ball on his own 10m line, and […]

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Sideline Restraints Required

Fellow referees.  This is to let you know that under no circumstances do you kick-off a game where no ropes have been installed.  It does not matter who the teams are, or does it matter if it’s a matrix game or not:  NO ROPES, NO REFEREE. When you arrive at the venue, 1 hour before […]

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Collapsed Scrums – The Logical Call

Collapsed Scrums – The Logical Call

Alex Sharland of the DSRRS sent out a link to this detailed discussion of scrum management.  Read the full text, share it with your colleagues, and post comments below. “This paper is intended to demystify actions and events that happen in a scrum which might lead to a collapse, and, if it does collapse, to […]

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Clarifications in Law for 2011

Clarifications in Law for 2011

The 2nd, 3rd, and 4th law clarifications of 2011 regard a maul brought the ground, 10m violation when the ball is touched, and knock-on when the ball is stripped.  These are some interesting questions, and the answers highlight the intent of the Law of the Game. Clarification 2, Union ARU, Law Reference 17, Date November 4, 2011 Request […]

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