These changes are effective as of February 1, 2016 for USA Rugby, this includes all matches to which MidSouth Referees are assigned. Law 3 – Number of Players 3.5, which addresses the number of players who are capable of playing in the front row, and how their number affects the total number of players a team may […]
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The USA Rugby Committee has just voted (in a rare show of unanimity) to adopt the silent version of ‘yes, nine’ for all levels of adult rugby. The verbal ‘yes, nine’ will remain in effect for U19/high school and younger. This is meant to take effect immediately – games played March 1 and after. For adult matches, […]
The New Scrum Trial process has proven to have some teething problems. USA Rugby High Performance Referee Manager, Richard Every, who was the manager for the IRB Women’s Nations Cup recently held from July 30th – August 10th, has the following to share with referees.